| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Books hand-annotated by Toni Morrison, Patti Smith, Don Delillo, Philip Roth and others are being auctioned at Christie's to benefit PEN American Center in New York.
For the Dec. 2 auction, titled First Editions/Second Thoughts, authors picked up...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Nightcrawler * * *
Después de ganar fama como guionista en The Bourne Ultimatum, Dan Gelroy debuta como director en Nightcrawler, filme mitad drama y mitad sátira en la que Jake Gyllenhaal agrega otro fascinante personaje a su carrera artística....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Lena Dunham, creator of the sensational HBO series "Girls" — and now the object of overwrought child abuse accusations by boys on the right — seems the perfect antidote to election fatigue.
Poor Dunham. Everything was rocking along just...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Jean-Luc Godard has never been one to shy away from a paradox. He might well appreciate the irony that his form-busting use of 3D in "Goodbye to Language" -- the very element that has made this by far his most passionately embraced work in years -- is...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Felix, a middle-aged atheist adrift without family ties, and Meira, a young Hasidic woman feeling lost and smothered under nearly the opposite circumstances, find tentative connection in one another in Canadian helmer Maxime Giroux's somberly seductive...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The classic "women's picture," demoted without due consideration in Hollywood filmmaking, gets a complex, vibrant reassessment in "Decor," Egyptian director Ahmad Abdalla's conceptually sophisticated fifth feature. Reflecting on a diverse swath of film...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
NCIS A Navy lieutenant was murdered...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 10:54 AM
After Hours Film Society
Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove, 630-534-4528, afterhoursfilmsociety.com
"Love Is Strange" 3 1/2 stars (U.S.; Ira Sachs, 2014) "Love Is Strange" begins with Ben and George, readying themselves in their...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:55 PM
David Greenglass knew how history would remember him. He was "the spy that turned his family in."
His confession was key to the government's case against Ethel Rosenberg — Greenglass' sister — and her husband, Julius, who were executed in...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 10:58 AM
"Night of the Living Dead" (1i968) plays at The American Theatre, 125 E. Mellen Street, Hampton, at 7 p.m. Thursday as part of the Phoebus Film Series. Here is a piece I wrote about this classic horror flick as part of a series of movie essays.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:25 PM
That I have spent more than four decades writing for newspapers has done nothing to enlighten me to the mystery of photography. Working with dozens of men and women with cameras who accompanied me on hundreds of stories, I have watched as they did their...