The vulgar auteur commits to a 13-hour crime drama that traffics in his most minimalist, nihilistic sensibilities.
Céline Sciamma’s queer period romance is an intimate visual feast, filled with uncanny empathy and admirable aesthetics.
Noble Jones vies for the title of treacly Sundance-y auteur with his gimmicky romantic drama about a lovelorn doomsday prepper.
Lee Won-Tae piles on the cheese in this pulpy gangster thriller that rewards mightily, if you’re in the right mood.
Larisa Sadilova’s probing drama highlights small-town Russian culture through an opaque lens.
It takes some doing to make a movie about a talking fridge boring, but by gum, Benoît Forgeard’s messy comedy manages to pull it off.
Mati Diop’s expansion of her documentary short is a scifi-tinged genre experiment that admirably swings for the fences, even if it doesn’t land with complete success.
Following up I, Daniel Blake with another grim drama about English poverty, Ken Loach spits venom about the dark side of capitalism to mixed results.
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.
Documentarian Penny Lane returns to our weekly interview podcast to talk about her deeply funny, insightful dive into The Satanic Temple.
The seventh annual Chicago Critics Film Festival includes a 35mm print of Alien, as well as festival faves like The Nightinggale and Yesterday.
Clint sits down with the producers of Knock Down the House, The Infiltrators and Won’t You Be My Neighbor? to find out what makes a great doc.
From Bound to Sideways to Romy and Michelle, this year’s Ebertfest was a celebration of the weird, eclectic, and fantastic films Roger Ebert loved.
Chicago’s documentary film festival comes to a close with docs on the war in Ukraine and a cute little farm in SoCal.
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.
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.
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.