Le Havre is the new film by Finnish director Aki Kaurismäki. It was made in France where Kaurismäki now lives much of the time, in Le Havre, a port city on the coast of Brittany. Le Havre, the film, is pure joy and magic.
Friday is an important day, but not just because people will celebrate veterans. Numerically, Friday’s date is 11-11-11; that combination comes around only once a century. That date also turns out to be a significant moment for Chicago author Amy Krouse Rosenthal.
Few people know more about both the making of a Broadway musical and making it as an actor on Broadway than Brian d'Arcy James.And now James, whose on and off Broadway credits include Time Stands Still, Sweet Smell of Success, The Good Thief, Titanic and Shrek
Since its launch in 2009, the BBC Persian's television channel has been a thorn in Iran's side. The regime has tried jamming the station’s satellite signals and intimidating the families of journalists who work for the network.
Piano. from Paul Rayment on Vimeo.Chicago has no shortage of film festivals. Seriously you could spend practically every weekend checking out the best in international film or new movies for children or even films about bikes!
This week, Eight Forty-Eight reviewed two films with very different views of American life in the early 21st century.Martha Marcy May Marlene is set in rural upstate New York and Connecticut and involves a tug of war between different family situations.The o