If you’re new to attending a film festival, you’re probably going to be a bit overwhelmed by the selection. Whether you plan to catch a single film or twenty, here’s five tips to help you navigate the celluloid seas (who are we kidding, everything’s going to be digital) and make the absolute most of your […]
Sundance has the indies, Toronto has the giant debuts of future Oscar winners, New York has the incredible guest appearances, but Chicago has the ultimate international line-up. With a catalogue of nearly 200 films from dozens of countries and a special focus on Scandinavian cinema, the 50th Chicago International Film Festival represents a snapshot of contemporary cinema […]
On November 21, the highly anticipated “The Imitation Game” will be released in the United States. The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch in the title-role and follows the true story of Alan Turing, an English mathematician, who cracks Enigma codes during the darkest days of World War II. Apart from “The Imitation Game” being a film […]
When someone asks me what I love about writing, I usually respond with a quote: “To begin with: Everything.” This line is from my all-time favorite film, “Almost Famous.” Directed and written by Cameron Crowe, the story is autobiographical and follows 15-year-old aspirant writer William Miller (Patrick Fugit) as he lucks into writing an article for Rolling Stone. Set […]
“Metropolis” is undoubtedly the most influential sci-fi film of all time, seamlessly blending romance, action, social commentary, and cutting-edge special effects to create one of the most uninhibitedly insane films of all time.
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Speculations of the Zodiac killer’s true identity have sent his most ardent followers into a labyrinth of fragmented stories, clues, and uncertainties. Seeing that the true identity of the infamous serial killer was never discovered, it remains one of our nation’s greatest mysteries, one that has inspired films, music, and books for over forty years. […]