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Talking Screens, May 24-30, 2024: “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga” | Neo-noir “Hit Man” | Hong Sang-soo’s New Gentle Gem

George Miller’s “Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga,” Richard Linklater is so very Linklater with “Hit Man,” and another Hong Sang-soo gentle gem, “In Our Day.” Also Víctor Erice’s “The Spirit of the Beehive,” “MoviePass, Moviecrash” on Max, “On The Adamant” by Nicolas Philibert and “Talking Venice,” a history of Venice Biennale.

Talking Screens, May 10-May 16, 2024: The Tortured Melancholy of “I Saw The TV Glow” | Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Beguiling “Evil Does Not Exist” | Harmony Korine’s “Aggro Dr1ft”

A range of new movies in Chicago this week, including sequel-sequel “Kingdom Of The Planet Of The Apes,” “Evil Does Not Exist,” “I Like Movies,” “Aggro Drift” and “I Saw The TV Glow.” Jon Jost brings his 1988 “Walkerville” to Chicago Filmmakers. Plus a wide range of stuff all across town, as always, at the Music Box, Facets and Doc Films.

Film Top 5: May 2024

May is bookended by Mad Max and Ryan Gosling’s “The Fall Guy” with a Hawke (Ethan and Maya) family chronicle in between.

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