For what are presidents remembered? From films, we know John F. Kennedy through the Cuban missile crisis, his assassination and the conspiracy theories surrounding it. Richard Nixon is immortalized by Watergate.
The new documentary Louder than a Bomb depicts the world’s largest youth poetry slam, which takes place here in Chicago. Every year, students from local high schools gather to tell their stories in the form of highly emotional, expressive spoken word poetry.
Feeling a little sinister? Wondering if a Russian spy is sitting in the next cube? The days of spy versus spy, Cold War-style may be over but filmmaker Tomas Alfredson brings them back to life in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.
I caught Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy this week – it’s one of the movies we talked about on 848 today.The film is based on a John Le Carré spy novel so of course the plot involves lots of duplicity, doubt and double upon triple crosses. Every one of the characters just might be a Russian mole ope
Today, Worldview turns to some major tastemakers to talk about the year in film: the best, worst, most groundbreaking, most overrated, most underrated…the works. Film contributor Milos Stehlik of Facets Multimedia co-hosts.