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  • The Magic of Belle Isle (PG)

    A bitter, alcoholic novelist (Morgan Freeman) moves into a lakeside cabin to crank out a long-delayed western but spends most of his time bonding with the woman next door (Virginia Madsen) and her three daughters. more...
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  • Madrid, 1987

    A self-important newspaper columnist (José Sacristán) attempts to seduce a naive young writing student (Maria Valverde) and ends up locked in a bathroom with her overnight. more...
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  • Midsommar (R)

    Ari Aster's Hereditary (2018) was a promising debut feature, with suggestive atmosphere, compelling performances, and (for a horror film) sensitive observations about the nature of grief. more...
  • Ma (R)

    Octavia Spencer stars in this horror film about a lonely woman befriended by a group of teens, whom she lets party at her house, but who grows increasingly obsessed with them. more...
  • Monos (R)

    Alejandro Landes directed this Colombian thriller about a gang of armed kids holed up in the mountains with an adult prisoner. more...
  • Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love
  • Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (NR)

    Nick Broomfield is a daring, edgy British filmmaker with a reputation for bluntness, but in this, his latest documentary, he reveals a warmer personal side because he intimately knew one of his subjects, Norwegian single mom Marianne Ihlen, who became Canadian poet and author Leonard Cohen's lover and muse in 1960. more...
  • Music Box of Horrors (NR)

    The Music Box Theatre's annual 24-hour horror fest features thirteen features (all but three in 16 mm or 35 mm prints) from noon Saturday till noon Sunday. more...
  • My First Film

    Filmmaker and artist Zia Anger presents a live multimedia performance that used video, realtime internet, texting, and audience participation to explore her past body of work and her role as a female media maker. more...
  • Made in Chicago

    A program of six short films by local filmmakers Tristian Montgomery, Ira Childs, Tommy Sigmon, Latoya Hunter, Jan Johnson Goldberger, and Okema “Seven” Gunn. more...
  • Meta - Cinema Critiques Cinema

    Part of Ism, Ism, Ism (a touring series of Latin American experimental films and videos), this program features four works from Columbia, Brazil, Mexico, and Cuba by Luis Ospiña and Carlos Mayolo, Daniel Santiago, Ximena Cuevas, and Enrique Colina (1977-2003). more...