Beyond, Event, Interviews

Star Trek Mission Chicago Sunday Panel Catchup

Well, all good things must come to an end. As much as we’ve enjoyed ourselves at Star Trek Mission Chicago, it had to come to a close sometime. Unlike most […]

Marielle Bokor /
Film, Film & TV, Review

2019 in Review: Best Documentary Films of the Year

Hail Satan?

The reason I separate out documentaries into their own Best of the Year list is not because I feel they should be judged differently than feature films, but because I […]

Steve Prokopy /
Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Love, Antosha Chronicles a Life Fully Lived, Lost Too Soon

Love, Antosha

Twice in 2011, I was fortunate enough to have met actor Anton Yelchin, and I can vouch for the fact that he could talk your ear off about all manner […]

Steve Prokopy /
Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Thoroughbreds Introduces the Wealthy, Privileged…and Murderous

Thoroughbreds

From first-time writer-director Cory Finley comes a unique brand of horror film that isn’t about scares or bodycounts. Thoroughbreds is about the creeping tension that accompanies a murder so meticulously […]

Steve Prokopy /
Film, Film & TV, Installation, Review

Film Review: Starring Anton Yelchin, Porto Is Melancholy and Marvelous

Porto, the feature debut by former Chicago film critic Gabe Klinger (his follow-up to the engaging 2013 documentary Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater), is a film about being […]

Steve Prokopy /