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1996 Film Retrospective: Improvising Reality in Mike Leigh’s...

March 19, 2021

How Leigh’s improvised scenework established a new form of cinema.

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Ode To An Icon

January 9, 2019

The documentary "Bad Reputation," which chronicles the life and career of Joan...

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Kubo and the Two Faces: The Complexity of...

September 8, 2016

How are we supposed to feel about a film that is both beautiful without...

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Chicago Latino Film Festival

April 14, 2011

Reviews and highlights from the the 27th annual Chicago Latino Film Festival,...

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The Siskel Goes Euro

March 17, 2011

The F staff reviews our favorite flicks from the largest North American...

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Gene Siskel Film Center Unveils "Mask of Sanity"

March 10, 2011

“Mask of Sanity,” the SAIC course and film series at the Gene Siskel,...

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Director Gore Verbinski Goes Out West with Rango

March 3, 2011

The director discusses his classic tale of a would-be-thespian lizard in Rango,...

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Little Miss Sunshine Voices A Possum

March 1, 2011

Abigail Breslin discusses her role in the upcoming animated film “Rango.”

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Hunting the World’s Angriest Man

July 4, 2010

“Winnebago Man,” is director Ben Steinbauer’s documentary on Jack Rebney....

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Love Letter Gone Bad

June 30, 2010

Thumbs Down for Chuck Workman’s Visionaries: Jonas Mekas and the (mostly)...

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F Question

October 17, 2005

How have artists been represented in mainstream movies?

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Super-staffed Gardener constantly whimpers

October 17, 2005

Not even you, Ralph Fiennes, could save the political dead weight that is The...

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