New films by Julie Taymor, Dee Rees, and Justin Simien mix with fascinating new docs and debut features in our list of Sundance 2020 must-sees.
Apollo 11 composer Matt Morton discusses how he used period-appropriate synthesizers to craft a tense score to mankind’s first walk on the moon.
HBO Sports serves up a short-but-sweet documentary on the whimsical practice of creative dog grooming.
Irene Taylor Brodsky’s intimate look at her family’s relationship to deafness and music gives way to melodrama.
Robert Kenner and Taki Oldham tackle the curious case of a man who’s confessed to too many crimes.
Martin Scorsese shone a light on The Rolling Stones for this rollicking concert film, two cultural titans at the top of their game.
Martin Scorsese’s hip, vibrant concert film The Last Waltz captures the ephemerality of The Band and its influence on the rock ‘n roll stage.
Seahorse, The First Rainbow Coalition, and debut feature The Vast of Night highlight our last day of CIFF capsule reviews.
(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.
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.
The pop-rock legend is given long overdue recognition in an uneven but fascinating documentary.
The director of the extensive ’80s horror doc “In Search of Darkness” sits down to talk about nostalgia, gore, and the appeal of scary movies.
The late filmmaker’s final project was hosting a warm & fascinating look at her extraordinary seven decade career.
Just in time for Halloween, this monster-sized look at the most important decade in horror is thorough, affectionate, & endlessly entertaining.