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.
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.
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.
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.
Netflix’s latest sci-fi drama is as lifeless as the polluted future Earth of its setting.
Cameron Yates’ foodie doc about a budding teen chef is a riveting look at how ambition knows no […]
Try as they might, even genre giants like Ron Perlman and Famke Jannsen can’t elevate this dull, by-the-numbers […]
Director Daniel Goldhaber and screenwriter Isa Mazzei explore the complexities of online sex work with a fascinating thriller […]
Yorgos Lanthimos’ latest is a droll, hilarious dramedy about the challenges of female power and competition, with three […]
The deeply strange Neil Breen returns with an even more deeply strange entry in his filmography of homespun, […]
Writer/director team Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell craft a grimy, visceral space Western about a family of prospectors […]
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 […]
This piece was originally posted on Alcohollywood The Chicago International Film Festival keeps chugging along this week, and […]
This piece was originally posted on Alcohollywood As horror continues its gradual moving away from traditional monsters and […]
This piece was originally posted on Alcohollywood The 54th Chicago International Film Festival is more than just an […]
While Theresa Rebeck’s low-budgeted rural hangout comedy sports a fine cast, they can’t quite elevate the proceedings beyond […]