Film Top 5 1 Good Time (Opens Friday August 18) The Safdie brothers heighten their restless formal style from “Heaven Knows What,” with Robert Pattinson as a New York thief hoping to rescue his brother after a botched bank robbery. 2 Mario Bava: the Baroque Beauties of Italian Horror (Siskel) A major retrospective of restorations marking the fiftieth anniversary of the gone-for-baroque Italian…
Film Top 5: May 2018 Cinema from Euro elders, including Philippe Garrel, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Paul Schrader, Wim Wenders and a look at the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Film Top 5: September 2019 Monte Hellman's road movie masterpiece; a vast survey of the work of Iran's Abbas Kiarostami; an awards push for "Joker"; "Noir City Chicago"; and a portrait of Trump's wicked mentor, Roy Cohn.
Film Top 5: October 2019 One of Bresson's greatest; two versions of Hemingway's "The Killers"; Nina Menke's essential "Queen of Diamonds"; Almodóvar and Antonio Banderas; and an early 70s horror gem.
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