Perhaps the most influential film of all time is Vittorio de Sica's Bicycle Thieves. This Italian neo-realist masterpiece is the story of a poor man and his two children who gets a job putting up posters.
The hero of Drive is called "Driver" because that's what he does, and in a thriller this self-consciously existential, what he does is who he is.He's played by Ryan Gosling as a kind of anti-blowhard. He's taciturn, watchful, cool.
The Telluride Film Festival is a miracle that happens once a year over the Labor Day weekend in a small town in a box canyon of the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado.A high school gymnasium, a Masons hall, a banquet hall, the town park are transformed into state-of-the-art screening venues
Beginning in the early 1920s, the sounds of a typical Saturday night in some Chicago households sounded less like the big city and more like a small town. National Barn Dance premiered on WLS the same week that radio station got underway. The show was a honky-tonk good time.
Superman is wrapping up his stay in Chicago this weekend, but he received a visit from Illinois Governor Pat Quinn before he left.The governor was at the set of the new Man of Steel movie in downtown Chicago Tuesday, for a tour and a meet-and-greet with some cast members, including Superman
The newest Superman movie "Man of Steel" began filming in Chicago on Wednesday. The project has made stops in a few areas around Chicago-- spending the last two weeks in the far western suburbs, and landing downtown in the Loop this week.