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László Nemes and Géza Röhrig on “Son of Saul”

One of the most powerful moments at last year’s Cannes Film Festival took place during the press conference for Hungarian director László Nemes’s astonishing feature debut, “Son of Saul.” It’s a Holocaust drama like no other, viewing unthinkable horrors from the perspective of Saul (Géza Röhrig), a Sonderkommando forced to guide fellow prisoners to their doom at Auschwitz. 1,457 more words

Matt Fagerholm

XRT’s Just A Regular Guy Says The Only Way To Experience Quentin Tarantino’s New Film, The Hateful 8 Is In The 70mm Roadshow Version

It’s the first film released in 70mm Ultra Panavision since the 1960’s. I guess it makes sense that Chicago audiences are choosing to see this vintage format at the North Side’s favorite vintage theatre, The Music Box. 129 more words


King Charles III

King Charles III, a “future history play” by Mike Bartlett, opened on Broadway on November 1 and will close on January 31. Shakespeareans will want to see this play, which has already won an Olivier Award for Best New Play in the London West End. 256 more words

Theater Reviews

Episode 52: The Hateful Eight

This week we review Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight. We share where we believe this film belongs in a “Top 8 Films directed by Quentin Tarantino” list and we wonder who will be graphically mutilated this time. 103 more words


12/05 CIMMfest Presents: Sones de México Ensemble Live Score of ¡Que Viva México!

Director Sergei Eisenstein’s restored silent film masterpiece “¡Que Viva México!” with live musical accompaniment by Sones de México Ensemble.
The Chicago International Movies and Music Festival (CIMMfest) presents an encore performance of ¡Que Viva México” with a live score by Sones de Mexico Ensemble (Zacbe Pichardo, music director). 54 more words

The Conscience of the King

This year, Elizabeth II became the longest-reigning monarch in British history, but on Broadway, her eldest son has already taken the crown in Mike Bartlett’s “future history play”  462 more words


Review: King Charles III

Obviously I was going to buy a ticket for King Charles III. London’s 2015 Best Play winner? About the Royals? IN BLANK VERSE? Yes please! 701 more words