Apr 24, 2009
The Canadian speed-metal band, fresh from its Wednesday gig at Metro, drops in for Friday screenings of the critically acclaimed "Anvil! The Story of Anvil" at Music Box. Also this week: "The Informers," final weeks of the Latino and Palestine film festivals, and new reviews by Cliff Doerksen, Andrea Gronvall, Josh Katzman, and Michael Wilmington.
by J.R. Jones
Film, Movies, Film Festivals, Gene Siskel Film Center, Music Box, J.R. Jones, Andrea Gronvall, Cliff Doerksen, Chicago Latino Film Festival, A Forgotten Injustice, Vicente Serrano, Chicago Palestine Film Festival, Anvil, Anvil! The Story of Anvil, Sacha Gervasi, speed metal, Bret Easton Ellis, The Informers, Christmas Eve, The Good News, Love, Pain and Vice Versa, Hayden Campbell Zoo, Buthina Canaan Khoury, Taste the Revolution, Israeli Palestinian conflict, Ying Liang, Taking Father Home, Video
Apr 17, 2009
This week: the Latino and Palestine film festivals, the latest from the writer-directors of "Half Nelson," a pair of political prison dramas, and lawyers gathering at 9 AM to talk "12 Angry Men."
by J.R. Jones
Film, Movies, Film Festivals, Jean-Luc Godard, Gene Siskel Film Center, Otto Preminger, Music Box, J.R. Jones, Howard Hawks, Fred Camper, Chicago filmmakers, Andrea Gronvall, Steve McQueen, Hunger, Ed M. Koziarski, Cliff Doerksen, American Violet, Tim Disney, Chicago Latino Film Festival, A Forgotten Injustice, Vicente Serrano, 33 Days, Live From Bethlehem, Chicago Palestine Film Festival, 17 Again, State of Play, Robert Todd, Chantal Akerman, Only Angels Have Wings, Jeannette Dielman, 12 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles, Where the Sidewalk Ends, Charlie Chaplin, Monsieur Verdoux, Sidney Lumet, 12 Angry Men, Schopf & Weiss LLP, litigation, Video