Sunday, April 26 2009
May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.
Sunday, January 11 2009
The Year in TV was a lot like the US economy: struggling until summer and then tanking under the hope of a 2009 comeback. Still, our staff found 30 solid reasons to be cheerful come entertainment investment time.
Friday, October 31 2008
The way The Simpsons not only apes, but also twists familiar cultural touchstones shows reveals again that it's still smarter than all other parodists.
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Opening the Fall 2008 season of Independent Lens, Chicago 10 revises old ideas -- about what constitutes history and documentary.
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Where is our Chicago Ten? Where are our “conspirators”? Is Obama really supposed to fix everything? Can we really pretend that things are still getting better all the time?
Friday, September 26 2008
For its 20th season premiere, The Simpsons takes aim at all the big targets: bounty hunting, the IRA, and erotic baking.
Friday, March 28 2008
David Schwimmer's achingly formulaic Run, Fatboy, Run is centered on commitment-phobe Dennis Doyle (Simon Pegg).
Friday, February 29 2008
You can't make this stuff up: Bobby Seale, bound and gagged in a Chicago courtroom. But there it is, again, in big, brightly colored animation, in Brett Morgen's Chicago 10.