Film

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My third day at the Chicago International Film Festival began with 'Barrage.'

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There’s a teenage girl who turns out to be a murderous monster, former child stars trying way too hard to shake off their image of innocence and a by-the-numbers horror plot so predictable that it shoots the moon past boring and almost becomes fun again.

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'The Meyerowitz Stories' may deal with heavy subject matter, but the natural lightheartedness and charisma of its comedic cast makes the film more digestible.

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Unfortunately, Linklater’s latest lacks much of the charm of his other movies and the original 1973 film.

"The Workshop"

My first day at the Chicago International Film Festival, held at the AMC River East 21 downtown where regularly scheduled film screenings and selections from some of the most elite film festivals around the world mingle together, featured two consciously political films from French directors.

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The notion of driving a car means much more than physically steering, but rather assuming agency over one’s goals, desires and maturation.

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At 197 minutes, its runtime may seem daunting, but Wiseman’s patient profile of a critical public institution is overwhelmingly rewarding, not a burden.

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'The Mountain Between Us' promised to be another stressful but compelling movie about humans trapped in the hellish nightmare of the wild

“Tales of an Immoral Couple” offers the best of both worlds, a sweet blend of heart-pinching coming of age and situational comedy.

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Does the moniker of a “classic” give a film expectations it can never live up to?

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