A season of memoir, looking to eccentrics of the last century and embracing the wide-awake of today and tomorrow.
We caught up with the documentarian, executive director and co-founder of Mezcla Media Collective as she was settling into a stay in Cairo, Egypt.
Chicago International, “Chicago 7” and “Candyman”‘s Chicago; plus “WW1984” braces for social distancing and Kenneth Branagh again tunes up the tonsorial folderol as Hercule Poirot.
While Manual Cinema—the Chicago-based performance collective, design studio and film and video production company can’t squeak a peep about their work until the Universal release sees daylight, the work, weirdly, wordless, worries up a world all its own.
Existential tone poem, male-on-male dance musical, free-floating imagistic ballet, withering look at mores of masculinity: Claire Denis’ survey on French Legionnaires in the desert is a thrilling masterpiece.
A beautiful mind is a terrible thing to waste: Charlie Kaufman offers a movie and a first novel.
Film, a television series and a virtual event.
They had found “The First Degree,” a wholly lost five-reel 1923 Universal rural melodrama.
Werner Herzog retraces his friendship with the late writer Bruce Chatwin.
Charlie Kaufman thinks, once more, as always, of ending it all; whimsitician Miranda July returns; Chicago Latino Film Festival goes virtual; Gerard Butler may or may not save the planet from a comet; and “Tenet” promises to time-invert over Labor Day in non-pandemic hotspot localities.