Chicago’s documentary film festival comes to a close with docs on the war in Ukraine and a cute little farm in SoCal.
Environmentalism, culture clash, and Satanism reign in Day 3 of Chicago’s doc festival.
Day 2 of Chicago’s documentary film festival displays films about iconic journalist Mike Wallace and the trials and tribulations of a family struggling to provide private EMT care in Mexico City.
Reassembled from previously-thought unusable Sydney Pollack footage, Alan Elliot cobbles together an arresting Aretha Franklin concert film.
Following the budding political careers of Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez and others, Rachel Lears presents a frequently-exciting doc about their rise to power.
I sit down with the Hugo award-winning author to talk about addressing female erasure in the space race and her work as a puppeteer.
The composer of the upcoming SXSW-bound horror comedy talks about her rock career, the Sundance Film Music and Sound Design Lab, and scoring with her voice.
Clint sits down with local Chicago filmmaker Michael Smith to talk about his latest indie comedy, and with regular Linklater composer Graham Reynolds about his work on Sundance darling Sister Aimee.
Our Sundance coverage wraps up with a triple feature of a 1980s art-school personal essay, a documentary from China, and a haunting child-soldier tale.
Day 6 of our Sundance coverage sees a wide gulf in quality, with a stunning doc about the Apollo 11 mission and a stunted dark corporate comedy.
On the podcast, RIchard Dreyfuss talks about his career and love of civics, plus two exciting young composers talk about their latest entries in Sundance.
Two insightful docs about the pitfalls of modern technology pair with a tepid Adam Driver-led political drama and Tim-and-Eric-style comedy at Sundance.
Day 4 of Sundance shows us a neon-lit social media nightmare in Share, as well as Dan Gilroy’s arch, uneven art world critique Velvet Buzzsaw.
New thrillers from Jennifer Kent and Babak Anvari highlight Day 3 of our Sundance coverage.
Day 2 of our Sundance coverage covers comedies starring Jillian Bell and Pete Davidson, and a tepid political thriller starring Keira Knightley.
From droll Heathers homages to docs about pioneering female sailors, Matt Cipolla breaks down his first day at Sundance.
We talk to star/writer McKenzie Chinn, director Gregory Dixon, and actor Charles Andrew Gardner about their vibrant, Chicago-set […]
The first-time filmmaker and the veteran actor sit down to talk about Chomko’s experiences with Alzheimer’s in her […]