Film Search | Chicago Reader

You searched for:

Search for…

Narrow Search

  • We Are Your Friends
  • We Are Your Friends (R)

    Like its protagonist—a 23-year-old DJ from the San Fernando Valley—the coming-of-age story We Are Your Friends is sentimental, eager to please, and full of energy. more...
  • We Come As Friends
  • We Come As Friends

    Hubert Sauper (Darwin's Nightmare) shot this documentary over six years, in the period leading up to the separation of Sudan into two separate states and then for a few years afterward. more...
  • We Don't Live Here Anymore

    Adapted by Larry Gross from two stories by Andre Dubus (“We Don't Live Here Anymore” and “Adultery”), this well-acted drama about two tightly interconnected married couples (Mark Ruffalo and Laura Dern, Peter Krause and coproducer Naomi Watts) in a small college town in Washington State is especially acute about the complex dynamics whereby a lousy spouse can be a good parent and vice versa. more...
  • We Have a Pope (NR)

    The films of Italian writer-director-actor Nanni Moretti (Caro Diario, The Son's Room) mete out their narrative developments so casually that they often appear formless; only in hindsight do they reveal a profound understanding of the rhythms of everyday life. more...
  • We Live in Public

    Tagged "the Warhol of Web TV," online entrepreneur Josh Harris used the wealth he accumulated as founder of the webcasting site Pseudo.com to stage forward-looking and ultimately nightmarish human experiments in digital media. more...
  • We Won't Grow Old Together

    Few directors used the jump cut to more potent effect than Maurice Pialat; his films hurtle from one volatile scene to the next, skipping over anything that might suggest emotional stability in the characters' lives. more...
    • Tags:
  • Weapons of Mass Deception

    Veteran independent media analyst Danny Schechter presents a comprehensive and devastating critique of the TV news networks' complacency and complicity in the war on Iraq. more...
  • Weapons of the Spirit

    Pierre Sauvage's fascinating 1987 personal documentary looks at the French town of Le Chambon, only 20 miles from Vichy, whose inhabitants, most of them devout Protestants, managed to shelter 5,000 Jews during the Nazi occupation. more...
  • The Weather Man

    Nicolas Cage isn't a meteorologist, but he plays one on local TV, a dishonorable act that makes him a cosmic magnet for drinks thrown from passing vehicles. more...
  • The Weather Underground

    This fascinating documentary by Sam Green and Bill Siegel (2002) looks at the Weathermen, whose radical antiwar activism during the late 60s and early 70s culminated in acts of domestic terrorism. more...
  • Wedding Crashers

    Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson are enormously funny in this farce about two divorce mediators in the D.C. area who spend their leisure time crashing big weddings so they can seduce unescorted women. more...
  • The Wedding Song

    During the Nazi occupation of Tunisia, two young women find their friendship stretched to its limits by the desires of men and the demands of war, which can be hard to differentiate. more...
  • Weekend (NR)

    Heading home from a party one Friday night, semicloseted Russell (Tom Cullen) stops off at a gay bar, where he picks up the direct, proudly out Glen (Chris New). more...