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Film Review: “The Kid with a Bike”

June 4, 2012

The story centers around Cyril Catoul who, abandoned by his father, is left in...

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Film Review — “This is Not a Film”

May 4, 2012

The film is therefore about action and not representation that follows the...

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Review—“Jeff, Who Lives at Home.”

April 25, 2012

“Segel, Helms and Sarandon excel at their improvised characterizations...”

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Review—“Cabin in the Woods.”

April 21, 2012

“Whedon’s preternatural gift for compelling world-building is on full

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Film Reviews

March 28, 2012

Reviews of "A Separation" and "In Darkness."

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Young Adult’s Return to High School More Traumatizing...

January 5, 2012

“...Reitman takes his audience on a dark ride into a past many of us would...

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Aerial Works Raw 1 by Aerial Dance Chicago

December 19, 2011

Dance is an intermediate between fluid movements producing drama and...

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Antonioni’s Red Desert A Quiet Tale of Class...

November 13, 2011

F reviews this masterpiece of new wave cinema.

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Sizzle: A Global Warming Comedy


Greenhouse Gases: The New Pie-in-the-Face

November 1, 2011

A play adapted from a documentary about making a documentary. Challenge...

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Louder and Larger: An interview with actor John...

October 30, 2011

I love that moment when the lights come up and we see each other face to face...

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James Franco’s Ass is Flaunt Magazine Cover

October 30, 2011

Yeah, that’s pretty much it. “A Thorny Issue“...

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Tisch Abelow and Orion Martin at Manifest Exhibitions

October 27, 2011

Manifest Exhibitions fuels a "dialogue between Chicago artists and those beyond...

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