The 92nd Academy Award nominations were released Monday, with Todd Phillips’ “Joker” taking the lead with 11 nominations. Following suit with 10 nominations was “The Irishman,” “Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood” and “1917.” All …

“Skyfall” director Sam Mendes’ 2019 war drama “1917” is a sensory wonder, but the film’s absence of well-written characters and its failure to deliver an absorbing narrative leave the film empty of entertainment value. Starring …

Film & TV

The decade is finally over, and that means it’s time to take a deep breath, relax and reminisce on all the great movies produced in the last 10 years. Obviously, the next step is to …

Film & TV

An exuberant, heartfelt adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s iconic novel, writer and director Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women” is an ideal sophomore effort for the fast-rising filmmaker. The film represents an escalation in scope and technical …

Film & TV

Oscar-nominated director Irene Taylor Brodsky opens up about her family and 18-19th century composer Ludwig Van Beethoven in her latest documentary “Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements,” released on HBO Dec. 11.  A black raven …

Film & TV

Rogers Park’s own New 400 Theatres is having a customer appreciation day to thank their patrons. The New 400 is currently screening major box office movies but the new drama film “Queen and Slim” is …

Arts & Entertainment

In the 2010s, the television industry exploded with the arrival of online streaming. In this era dubbed “peak TV,” quality shows exist in such large quantities that not every one manages to stand out and …

Arts & Entertainment

It’s truly a shame when a great actor gets a bad reputation — Adam Sandler being the paramount example. Most people think of him as a schlocky comedy actor who makes cheap cash grabs and …