Thursday, November 3 2011
Viewing Maxwell Street Blues paradoxically stirs simultaneous emotions of melancholy and elation. Much like what happens when singing the blues.
Tuesday, September 20 2011
Despite its serviceable storyline, Bride Flight is visually sumptuous and the characters are truly endearing.
Thursday, July 14 2011
This is not a romantic comedy as its trailer misleads; rather, it’s a drama that carries us through the defining moments that occur within nearly 40 years of the eponymous character’s life.
Wednesday, July 6 2011
What's at first blush a light-hearted comedy is actually a much more profound tale.
Thursday, June 16 2011
Vanishing of the Bees flits about from topic to topic -- and loses its way.
Tuesday, May 24 2011
Oddball New York scenester's lo-fi debut keeps things sweet and simple.
Tuesday, May 17 2011
Although The Other Woman has the potential to be socially relevant given today’s blended families, it doesn’t present anything new.
Monday, April 25 2011
Director Jeffrey Blitz (Spellbound) explores the lives of lottery winners (odds: 1 in 200 million) while looking at Americans' fascination with playing the lottery.
Monday, March 29 2010
Icelandic septet sits down around the communal campfire and serenades us with set of hush-hush, folk-pop that doesn't so much "build a fire" as put one out.
Monday, November 9 2009
The Sounds: 7 November 2009 - The Vic Theatre, Chicago / Words and Pictures by Kirstie Shanley