The often classical Hill Auditorium morphed into something different for the night: A place for genuine fun.
'44 Pages' has a lot going for it; it’s heartfelt, sentimental and beautifully shot. However, in spite of these positives the film suffers from a decided lack of progression.
In a way, we all crave the Szechuan Sauce.
Perhaps the only thing that can be said in favor of 'The Snowman' is that it has one or two visually compelling moments, however even these feel stylistically out of place.
On 'MASSEDUCTION,' St. Vincent's fifth album, the tension between the person Annie Clark and the character St. Vincent dominates. It means everything and still it’s more unclear than ever before.
The project is strong, yet unspectacular, and you can’t quite shake the feeling that it came a few years too late. With that being said, even if the album feels like more of a continuation than an innovation, it is still a welcome addition to the discography of both artists, and worth a listen.
My fourth day of the Chicago International Film Festival featured perhaps both the best and worst of what I’ll see here.
I believe women, especially those that are alpha females, emit an energy that is best received by other women.
The production adds a cutesy twist to its plot –– each song performed was once a real one-hit wonder.