Chicago indie film power couple Joe and Kris Swanberg reflect on parenthood in these two films about new parents and their struggle in taking on a new, adult identity. DIGGING FOR FIRE It’s difficult to talk about Joe Swanberg’s growth, because even his most recent films are humble, minimalistic affairs. But the progress is tremendous […]
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is on the tip of many indie-aware moviegoers tongues as one of the most anticipated films of the summer. Greg, his best friend Earl, and Rachel – the dying girl diagnosed with leukemia –united Sundance audiences en masse, resulting in a surprise win of both top prizes in […]
Wild Canaries is as adorable as it is honest, with a unique look at the parallels between crime and love, functioning as both a well-developed romantic drama and a creative throwback to 1930s caper comedies.
A triumphant return from the annals of obscure near-incomprehensibility for director Peter Greenaway, but still rife with his trademark challenges like nudity, philosophical conversations, and vomit, Eisenstein in Guanajuato is an intellectual treat if you can handle the meat.