Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Adam Sandler Journeys to Jupiter in Spaceman, a Sci-Fi Drama with Relationship Issues

Like many of you out there, I love a good sad astronaut movie in the vein of Solaris (either version), Moon, and Ad Astra. So I was admittedly intrigued when […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Harmless Workplace RomCom Upgraded Isn’t Exactly First Class Fare

Certainly better than I was expected from what is essentially a rom-com with slightly more emphasis than normal on the profession of the female lead, Upgraded tells the tale of […]

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Film, Film & TV, Interview

Interview: Lena Olin and Tora Hallström on Hilma, Playing the Same Character, Speaking with Spirits and Finding the Science in Art

When filmmaker Lasse Hallström (Chocolat, The Cider House Rules, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape) prepares to release a new film, people tend to take notice, especially when the prolific director who […]

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Film, Film & TV, Film fest, Review

Siskel Film Center Goes Abroad with Month-long Chicago European Union Film Festival and Opener Hilma

Spread throughout the entire month of March, the 26th Chicago European Union Film Festival continues the annual tradition of celebrating emerging voices and providing a showcase of provocative perspectives from […]

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