Film Search | Chicago Reader

You searched for:

Search for…

Narrow Search

  • Emma

    The first hour of the new Masterpiece Classic adaptation of Jane Austen's story, which will premiere on PBS on January 24. more...
  • Empire of the Sun

    Steven Spielberg's first film following The Color Purple performs a comparably misplaced act of adapter's piety: taking a novel whose distinction largely rests on its absence of sentimentality and converting it into a three-handkerchief weepie (1987). more...
  • End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones

    Singer Joey Ramone, bassist Dee Dee Ramone, and guitarist Johnny Ramone died in such quick succession that their demise almost seemed staged, as if some celestial voice had counted off "1—2—3—4!" This 2003 profile by Michael Gramaglia and Jim Fields follows the punk pioneers from their early days as glue-sniffing losers in Queens to their epochal debut at CBGB in 1974 and through their 22-year career as one of the world's most beloved and influential rock bands. more...
  • End of the Rainbow

    Directed by Robert Nugent, this 2007 documentary explores the effects of industrial gold mining on both Indonesian Borneo and Guinea, West Africa. more...
  • Erendira

    A little less straining for the fantastic might have better served the fantasy of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novella, in which an adolescent girl accidentally destroys the mansion and treasures of her despotic grandmother and is forced into prostitution to repay the staggering debt. more...
  • Escort in Love

    A recently widowed upper-class woman, overwhelmed by debt and afraid she's going to lose custody of her son, turns to prostitution. more...
  • An Evening at Chez Nous

    Named for the famed West Berlin cabaret that featured female impersonators and trans-woman performers, thsi program includes excerpts from documentaries and narrative films, reminiscences from performer Marlow La Fantastique, and a re-creation of Marlow's fan dance by Darling Shear. more...