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  • Hou Hsiao-hsien retrospective at Gene Siskel Film Center

    Hou Hsiao-hsien retrospective at Gene Siskel Film Center
    If you sense spring in the air, and a shift in your internal rhythm, it may have nothing to do with the weather or the season. Rather, it may have everything to do with a supple six-film retrospective beginning this weekend at the Gene Siskel Film Center....
  • Are Adam West and Burt Ward returning to the Batcave?

     
    It's been a long bat-time and it's a different bat-channel, but Adam West and Burt Ward appear to be heading back […]...
  • Comic book heroes not hiding in the shadows any more

    It's Lex Luthor's worst nightmare. Television is recruiting more comic-book superheroes than the Justice League of America, from the steely-eyed members of ABC's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," featuring cameos from the blockbuster "Avengers" films, to "The...
  • 'Lost River': Ryan Gosling's evocative, messy feature filmmaking debut

    It's difficult to discuss "Lost River," the feature debut as writer and director from actor Ryan Gosling, without referencing the film's first appearance nearly a year ago at the Cannes Film Festival. It marked the film, rightly or wrongly, as some kind...
  • 'Ex Machina' star, director discuss their thoughtful film

    AUSTIN, Texas It's a Sunday morning during South by Southwest and actor Oscar Isaac, fresh from starring roles in "A Most Violent Year" and "Inside Llewyn Davis," and novelist/screenwriter and first-time features director Alex Garland are positively...
  • Environmental Documentary Film Festival At Yale University

    Environmental Documentary Film Festival At Yale University
    Yale University will host an Environmental Film Festival, with screenings across nine days of documentaries about environmental issues, from April 3 to 11 in various sites around New Haven. A special exhibition screening will be held on the eve of the...
  • Eric Hatch skewers film culture 140 characters at a time

    Eric Hatch skewers film culture 140 characters at a time
    Way too many people are crammed into W.C. Harlan for the semi-frequent Shade live reading series to hear @EricAllenHatch rattle off a series of his absurdist movie review tweets, a brief break from the night’s emboldened but much more heady poetry:...
  • Shout Out: David Ho, 41, pharmacist with big-screen dreams

    Shout Out: David Ho, 41, pharmacist with big-screen dreams
    David Ho, 41, has lived in Chicago's Galewood neighborhood since 1992 and can often be found writing at one coffee house or another. He's an aspiring screenwriter and hopes to make it onto the big screen one day. Q: What do you like about living in...
  • COLCOA French Film Festival to open with the thriller 'A Perfect Man'

    COLCOA French Film Festival to open with the thriller 'A Perfect Man'
    The 19th COLCOA French Film Festival, which will take place April 20-28 at the Directors Guild of America on Sunset Boulevard, is expanding from eight to nine days to showcase a record 68 films including three world premieres, seven international...
  • Steven Spielberg will direct pop culture thriller ‘Ready Player One’

     
    For a lot of people, Steven Spielberg, the director of “E.T.” and the Indiana Jones trilogy, is an integral part […]...
  • Amy Schumer still surprised she's in 'Trainwreck,' the film she wrote

    In her new act, Amy Schumer has a bit about how she doesn't think she's pretty enough to star in her own movie. She jokes about how when she found out Universal Pictures wanted to make "Trainwreck," the film she'd written, she assumed the studio would...