Film

Local & Repertory Balikbayan #1 Director Kidlat Tahimik will introduce his Filipino

Local & RepertoryBalikbayan #1 Director Kidlat Tahimik will introduce his Filipino essay film, about the history of the Philippines and its colonial legacy. (NR)Northwest Film… Continue reading

  • Apr 21, 2015

Local & Repertory Bringing It Home Discussion follows this hour-long doc about

Local & RepertoryBringing It Home Discussion follows this hour-long doc about hemp growing. (NR)Keystone Church, 5019 Keystone Pl. N., 632-6021, meaningfulmovies.org. Free. 7 p.m. Fri.Drop… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2015

Local & Repertory Excinema Short films in this avant-garde omnibus come from

Local & RepertoryExcinema Short films in this avant-garde omnibus come from locals including Adam Sekuler, Eric Ostrowski, and Reed O’Beirne. (NR)Grand Illusion, 1403 N.E. 50th… Continue reading

  • Apr 14, 2015

Local & Repertory Bringing It Home Discussion follows this hour-long doc about

Local & RepertoryBringing It Home Discussion follows this hour-long doc about hemp growing. (NR)Keystone Church, 5019 Keystone Pl. N., 632-6021, meaningfulmovies.org. Free. 7 p.m. Fri.Drop… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2015

Local & Repertory •  Cry-Baby What was Johnny Depp like back in

Local & Repertory• Cry-Baby What was Johnny Depp like back in 1990 before he became an Oscar-nominated pirate genius? Possibly still a genius? John Waters uses… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2015

Local & Repertory The Homestretch Discussion follows this new documentary about homeless

Local & RepertoryThe Homestretch Discussion follows this new documentary about homeless Chicago youth seeking to attend high school. (NR)Frye Art Museum, 704 Terry Ave., 622-9250,… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2015

Local & Repertory •  Also Like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien

Local & Repertory• Also Like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien This retrospective continues with the Taiwanese timepieces Good Men, Good Women and Dust in the… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2015

Local & Repertory •  Cry-Baby What was Johnny Depp like back in

Local & Repertory• Cry-Baby What was Johnny Depp like back in 1990 before he became an Oscar-nominated pirate genius? Possibly still a genius? John Waters uses… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2015

Blowing Up Cinema: The Art of Michelangelo Antonioni They don’t make ’em

Blowing Up Cinema: The Art of Michelangelo Antonioni They don’t make ’em like this anymore. Jack Nicholson kept the slow, existential 1975 thriller The Passenger… Continue reading

Local & Repertory •  Blowing Up Cinema: The Art of Michelangelo Antonioni

Local & Repertory• Blowing Up Cinema: The Art of Michelangelo Antonioni They don’t make ’em like this anymore. Jack Nicholson kept the slow, existential 1975 thriller… Continue reading

  • Mar 17, 2015

Local & Repertory •  Blowing Up Cinema: The Art of Michelangelo Antonioni

Local & Repertory• Blowing Up Cinema: The Art of Michelangelo Antonioni Swoon, ye 21st-century philistines, before the cataract of existential glamor that is Red Desert, just… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2015

Local & Repertory •  Blowing Up Cinema: The Art of Michelangelo Antonioni

Local & Repertory• Blowing Up Cinema: The Art of Michelangelo Antonioni They don’t make ’em like this anymore. Jack Nicholson kept the slow, existential 1975 thriller… Continue reading

  • Mar 10, 2015

Local & Repertory •  Blowing Up Cinema: The Art of Michelangelo Antonioni

Local & Repertory• Blowing Up Cinema: The Art of Michelangelo Antonioni Swoon, ye 21st-century philistines, before the cataract of existential glamor that is Red Desert, just… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2015

Local & Repertory •  Blowing Up Cinema: The Art of Michelangelo Antonioni

Local & Repertory• Blowing Up Cinema: The Art of Michelangelo Antonioni Jeanne Moreau, Marcello Mastroianni, and Monica Vitti star in the ennui-ridden La Notte (1961), which… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2015

Local & Repertory •  An American Werewolf in London The ’80s were

Local & Repertory• An American Werewolf in London The ’80s were very good to John Landis, who scored a deserved hit with this 1981 horror-com. Landis… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2015

Local & Repertory •  Cinema Italian Style From 1970, Elio Petri’s Investigation

Local & Repertory• Cinema Italian Style From 1970, Elio Petri’s Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion has Gian Maria Volonte playing a murderous cop playing cat… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2015

Local & Repertory •  Blowing Up Cinema: The Art of Michelangelo Antonioni

Local & Repertory• Blowing Up Cinema: The Art of Michelangelo Antonioni Jeanne Moreau, Marcello Mastroianni, and Monica Vitti star in the ennui-ridden La Notte (1961), which… Continue reading

  • Feb 17, 2015

Local & Repertory •  Dear White People Justin Simien’s smart new college

Local & Repertory• Dear White People Justin Simien’s smart new college satire forthrightly addresses race, and it feels like a follow-up—though not a rebuttal—to Spike Lee’s… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2015

Local & Repertory •  Cinema Italian Style From 1970, Elio Petri’s Investigation

Local & Repertory• Cinema Italian Style From 1970, Elio Petri’s Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion has Gian Maria Volonte playing a murderous cop playing cat… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2015

Local & Repertory •  Actress It doesn’t really matter if you remember

Local & Repertory• Actress It doesn’t really matter if you remember Brandy Burre from The Wire or not; nor is it worth looking up her scant… Continue reading

  • Feb 3, 2015