Jun 26, 2009
The long-shuttered Village North in Rogers Park reopens tonight as the New 400 Theater. Plus this week's new movie reviews.
by J.R. Jones
Film, Rogers Park, Movies, Gene Siskel Film Center, John Carpenter, Alfred Hitchcock, Facets Cinematheque, Burlesque, Michael Cera, Max Ophuls, In a Dream, Letter From an Unknown Woman, The Earrings of Madame de..., The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, The Hangover, Harold Ramis, Year One, Up, Village North Theater, 400 Theater, Rogers Park Chicago, Pee Wee's Big Adventure, Tony Fox, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Big Man Japan, Atomic monster movies, Japanese monster movies, Cheri Collete, Stephen Frears, Michelle Pfeiffer, Isaiah Zagar, Jeremiah Zagar, My Sister's Keeper, Jeremy Leven, Nick Cassavetes, The Notebook, The Stoning of Soraya N., Whatever Works, Woody Allen, A Wink and a Smile, Jack Black, Dark Star, Family Plot, Video
Jun 26, 2009
"Hoop Dreams" producer/editor Frederick Marx follows two monks and 17 children across a Himalayan path to preserve Tibetan Buddhist tradition in his documentary "Journey from Zanskar," playing in two benefit preview screenings this weekend at Primitive.
by Ed M. Koziarski
Film, Monks, India, Dalai Lama, Richard Gere, Tibet, Hoop Dreams, Pakistan, Highland Park, Harold Ramis, Year One, Buddhist, Zanskar, Himalayas, Frederick Marx, Primitive, Stongde, Journey from Zanskar, Video
Jun 25, 2009
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced it's doubling the number of Best Picture nominees at the 82nd Oscar awards ceremony.
by Andrea Gronvall
Film, Academy Awards, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago International Film Festival, Golden Globes, The Dark Knight, Milk, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, The Reader, Oscars, Star Trek, Best Picture, Sid Ganis, Ziggy Kozlowski, Block-Korebrot Public Relations, Howards End, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Capote, Crash, Harold Ramis, Year One, Frost/Nixon, Up, Jean de St. Aubin, Michael Kutza