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  • There's Always A Sequel

    There's Always A Sequel
    "Who Killed The Electric Car?" might have ended with it's main character no longer among the living; but like Freddy, electric cars have risen from the dead. A new documentary, "Revenge of the Electric Car," directed by Chris Paine, opened last week...
  • 'Poltergeist' remake haunted by its original version

    Within Hollywood's ongoing remake cycle, the 1982 hit "Poltergeist" is a choice both obvious and challenging. A touchstone for much in contemporary horror, with its emphasis on a family in peril, then cutting-edge effects work and some sly satire, the...
  • 'San Andreas' aims to shake up audiences with an up-close catastrophe

     'San Andreas' aims to shake up audiences with an up-close catastrophe
    When director Brad Peyton pitched Dwayne Johnson on "San Andreas," a relentless thrill ride that brings the Big One to the big screen for the first time in 40 years, he promised to redefine the disaster genre. "I want to create shots that truly...
  • Lost 'Sherlock Holmes' film shot in Chicago from 1916 found in France

    Lost 'Sherlock Holmes' film shot in Chicago from 1916 found in France
    Here is the story of how a 1916 silent film made in Chicago starring William Gillette, the most renowned Sherlock Holmes interpreter of his day, came to be lost for nearly a century. And then, miraculously, found. But we'll get to that. Meantime: If...
  • Cannes 2015: In Amy Winehouse doc, profiling talent, and tragedy

    Cannes 2015: In Amy Winehouse doc, profiling talent, and tragedy
    The history of pop music is filled with far too many untimely demises. But for all the cultural lumping together of these tragedies, they're hardly as similar as we tend to believe. In "Amy," a new documentary about the late musician Amy Winehouse, we...
  • Indie heist comedy stakes out Chicago's Jewelers Row

    Indie heist comedy stakes out Chicago's Jewelers Row
    While Spike Lee's "Chiraq" has been sucking up much of the oxygen lately, a smaller movie project quietly began filming in town this week. "Imperfections," with a screenplay from director David Singer, is a heist comedy about an out-of-work actress...
  • 'The Human Centipede III' continues down depraved, rancid path

    'The Human Centipede III' continues down depraved, rancid path
    If you hate movies, and you find sexual assault funny, "The Human Centipede III: Final Sequence" should meet your needs. It's a buffet of lower-the-bar depravity in Tom Six's third go-round with his digestion torture porn concept, which — if you...
  • 'Intrepido' takes muddled approach to day laborer's strife

    'Intrepido' takes muddled approach to day laborer's strife
    The opening scenes of "Intrepido: A Lonely Hero" promise a sharp parable about workaday economic realities. As an under-the-table "fill-in" Italian laborer, moving from one temporary assignment to another in Milan, actor Antonio Albanese is an appealing...
  • 'Quiet Riot' looks back at the hair, the noise and the band

    'Quiet Riot' looks back at the hair, the noise and the band
    A long title for a movie devoted to a flash-in-the-pan rock band, "Quiet Riot: Well Now You're Here, There's No Way Back" is a documentary about the spandex-and-frizz group whose 1983 release "Metal Health" became the first heavy metal album to top the...
  • 'Sunshine Superman' profiles early BASE jumper Carl Boenish

    'Sunshine Superman' profiles early BASE jumper Carl Boenish
    After the recent death of BASE jumper Dean Potter in Yosemite National Park, a documentary portrait of the thrill-seeking movement's founding father, Carl Boenish, is an all-too-palpable reminder of the peril that comes with extreme rock climbing....
  • 'Chocolate City' aims for a 'Magic Mike' touch, turns soapy

    'Chocolate City' aims for a 'Magic Mike' touch, turns soapy
    "Y'all seen 'Magic Mike,' right?" Michael Jai White rhetorically asks in the opening scene of "Chocolate City." "Now, we gonna add a little chocolate." One could take that as a dig at the lack of diversity in the 2012 Steven Soderbergh movie, but...