The composer discusses crafting the delicate, otherworldly rhythms of Amazon’s sci-fi anthology series.
The Emmy-winning composer talks about carrying the torch of Star Trek’s sixty-year musical history.
The Erwin Brothers’ Christian romance aims for crossover appeal, but can’t quite rock its way into the free world.
Jonathan Demme’s final film is a flawed, fascinating time capsule into Obama-era politics.
Jonathan Demme’s personally curated soundtracks added color, style & iconic moments to some of his most famous films.
A new exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago highlights the transgressive days of dial-up camp.
Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai sees Jim Jarmusch integrating hip-hop atmosphere with samurai genre trappings to create a dorm-room favorite.
We look back at Jim Jarmusch’s film debut and the way its sense of experimentation ripples through the rest of his career.
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.
We ring in 2020 by celebrating the birthday of independent cinema’s rockabilly godfather.
Irene Taylor Brodsky’s intimate look at her family’s relationship to deafness and music gives way to melodrama.
Alex Ross Perry’s punk-rock elegy isn’t just a bittersweet portrait of rock stardom, it’s a beautiful model of the long, hard road to sobriety.
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.
(This dispatch is part of our coverage of the 2019 Chicago International Film Festival.) Welp, CIFF keeps chugging […]
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.
Like its subject, Judy has its good nights and bad nights, but it’s always saved by a powerhouse Zellweger performance.