Film & TV

What is autonomy? This question is easy enough to answer: autonomy is freedom. It’s agency. It’s the ability to make (im)moral choices. “Autonomy” is also the second and latest documentary from director Alex Horwitz (“Hamilton’s …

“Star Wars” has been around since the late 1970s, and most fans, new and old, already know the standard elements: the force, lightsabers, Jedi, and Jar Jar Binks. “The Mandalorian” provides a new look at …

Corporate one-upmanship and grueling race sequences go head to head in director James Mangold’s “Ford v Ferrari,” a masculine, unexpectedly heartfelt look at ‘60s endurance racing. The film, which released nationwide Nov. 15, begins in …

Film & TV

Opening with “Motherless Brooklyn” and closing on “The Torch,” the 55th annual Chicago International Film Festival featured diverse international filmmaking across every genre from start to close. Running from Oct. 16 to 27, the festival …

Film & TV

In many ways, filmmaker Martin Scorsese’s latest effort, somber mob epic “The Irishman,” is a fitting culmination of the auteur’s authoritative career.  The film follows mob hitman Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran (Robert De Niro) as …

Arts & Entertainment

Each generation has its defining romantic comedy — “When Harry Met Sally” and “10 Things I Hate About You” to name a couple. “Last Christmas” isn’t near being that film. Despite rampant advertising and a …

Arts & Entertainment

The “Terminator” franchise has been plagued by installments continually declining in quality. “Terminator: Dark Fate,” released Nov. 1, flips this trend. It may not be as fantastic as the first two films in the series, …

Film & TV

Taika Waititi’s (“Thor: Ragnarok,” “What We Do in the Shadows”) newest comedy-drama film, “Jojo Rabbit,” features a brilliant and childlike perspective on Nazi Germany, but struggles with its tone.  The film, which had a limited …