Mona Fastvold’s debut feature comes equipped with gorgeous cinematography and one of the year’s best scores, but its haunting moodiness isn’t enough to cover up the subpar script by Fastvold and co-star Brady Corbet.
This winter is a fine time to be living in Chicago. The Music Box Theatre’s schedule of independent and foreign screenings has been released and it’s a real doozy. Featuring some of the best films we saw at the 2014 Chicago International Film Festival, as well as a full offering of retrospective screenings, this season at Chicago’s […]
On the surface, movies general tend to focus all of their primary efforts on relating a narrative arc in a way that keeps viewers engaged – from academically-minded cinephiles to families that just want to be entertained in the dark for an hour or two. Surprisingly, films which make no direct reference to the act […]