Mary Mazzio’s inspirational sports doc is as empowering as it is occasionally muddled.
After 28 years, two sequels, and now with a reboot coming this June, Bernard Rose’s look at racial and economic disparity lingers the most in how it skewers the myth of the white savior.
A new exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago highlights the transgressive days of dial-up camp.
Abby McEnany’s autobiographical Showtime series is a wry, funny, deeply queer breath of fresh air.
The director of the Sundance favorite discusses her coming-of-age tale Hala.
The stars of Roland Emmerich’s epic war film sit down to talk about research, gum, and the Greatest Generation.
Seahorse, The First Rainbow Coalition, and debut feature The Vast of Night highlight our last day of CIFF capsule reviews.
Our penultimate CIFF dispatch breaks down Rian Johnson’s star-studded caper Knives Out, the Georgian queer drama And Then We Danced…, and more.
(This dispatch is part of our coverage of the 2019 Chicago International Film Festival.) Welp, CIFF keeps chugging […]
The Painted Bird, Just 6.5, Francois Ozon’s By the Grace of God, and the documentary The Hypnotist dominate today’s CIFF coverage.
Trey Edward Shults’ family drama, Tom Harper’s big-budget balloon thriller, and others dominate this latest CIFF dispatch.
Today’s CIFF Dispatch looks at documentaries My Father and Me and The Human Factor, character drama Litigante and rape thriller Instinct.
Sunday’s CIFF dispatch includes takes on Argentine drama The Sleepwalkers, live-stream doc Present.Perfect., Chilean doc Cordillera of Dreams, and more.
Today’s CIFF dispatch sees reviews of Forman vs. Forman, Gloria Mundi, I Lost My Body, Let There Be Light, and Extracurricular.
Friday’s CIFF Dispatch talks up Harlem doc The Apollo, dark fairy tale Adoration, Guatemalan drama Our Mothers, and Minhal Baig’s coming-of-age story Hala.
At CIFF, we take a look at religious drama Maternal, episodic romantic dramedy Babyteeth, German potboiler Lara, and historical queer horror Carmilla.
Nietzchka Keene’s adaptation of the Grimm fairy tale is a haunting black-and-white showcase for Björk.
We speak to the director and writer/star of Chicago Critics Film Festival’s opening night film about the disturbing timeliness of their Chicago-set drama.