Netflix’s latest original film, “Mudbound,” is an ambitious, layered exploration of race in America. Although set in the 1940s, the film feels so modern it almost begs to be interpreted as a metaphor for today. …

Director and actor Kenneth Branagh’s (“Henry V,” “Much Ado About Nothing”) latest film, “Murder on the Orient Express,” relies mostly on celebrity star power and tenuous buildup to keep its adaptation of novelist Agatha Christie’s …

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and moviegoers can start looking forward to this holiday season’s most anticipated theatrical releases. No matter what your taste is, you can certainly find something you will love this winter.

Writer and director Margaret Betts’ (“The Carrier,” “Any Given Sunday”) new film, “Novitiate,” strays far from the obedience and purity its name suggests, revealing the human flaws that mark even the most spiritually inclined. Delving …

The latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) “Thor: Ragnarok,” premiered in theaters Nov. 3, and everyone’s favorite characters are back for more action-packed fun. “Thor: Ragnarok,” the third addition to the franchise, took …

The latest flare-up in Hollywood’s sexual harassment debacle landed blocks away from Loyola with the Chicago Comedy Film Festival (CCFF) pulling comedian Andy Dick’s (“Hoodwinked,” “Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride”) new documentary, “Everybody Has an …

“Suburbicon” is a dull attempt by writer and director George Clooney (“The Monuments Men,” “The Ides of March”) and co-writers Joel and Ethan Coen and Grant Heslov to pen a poignant diatribe against white supremacy in 1950s suburban America.  

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The 53rd annual Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF) came to a close Oct. 26 after two weeks of celebrating foreign and independent cinema at the AMC River East 21 Theatre (322 E. Illinois). The lauded …