As the tormented artist, Willem Dafoe mesmerizes, but director Julian Schnabel’s attempts at psychoanalysis slow down the storytelling.
The video game villain and pal Vanellope venture into the web in a sweet-natured adventure brimming with meta humor.
A North Lawndale-based film internship program provides area residents entry to an industry often restricted to those on the East and West coasts.
Doled out the day before the Academy Awards, the Spirits honor independent film, selecting from nominees with budgets under $20 million.
RELIGION ROUNDUP: Two recent film documentaries focus on religious figures with deep ties to Chicago — Cardinal Francis George and Mother Cabrini.
William Goldman summed up the mystery of making a box office hit by declaring “Nobody knows anything.”
The anthology’s stories range from comedic (James Franco facing the noose) to the tragic (Liam Neeson promoting an unusual touring act.)
Make big plans! From theater and dance to music and outdoor fun, here’s a look at cool things to see and do throughout the Chicago area.
The poignant period piece, both drama and farce, stars a solid Hugh Jackman as the charismatic but cocky senator done in by a sex scandal in 1988.
The winning chemistry of Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali fuels the bonding, bickering and racial understanding in a turquoise Cadillac.
The lectures and melodrama don’t blend well with the broad comedy.
From “MST3K” live on stage to a new take on a holiday classic to a ‘Magnificent’ celebration, there’s so much to check out this weekend in Chicago.
For the first time since 1993, Joel Hodgson will revive his character and don the familiar red jump suit.
The California-born MacGregor began as a dancer in New York before shifting to acting, studying under legendary teacher Sanford Meisner.
The series will include 10 episodes and will hold auditions in the U.S., including the hometowns of the judges: New York, Atlanta and Chicago.