more by M. Faust
Lately there seem to be two kinds of movies in theaters: stories that could never really happen because they are physically impossible (gotta keep those CGI guys employed), and movies that claim to be based on real stories.
Rarely does a film engage both head and heart as fervently as Transit, the latest from Germany’s Christian Petzold, whose two decade career was the subject of a 2017 retrospective by the local cinema group Cultivate Cinema Circle.
The first thing on screen is rolling tread, huge, bigger than any moving vehicle you’ve ever seen, twice the height of a man standing in front of it.
Sick to death of politics? I can’t say that I blame you: These days, who isn’t? But don’t let that put you off from the new production of Frost/Nixon at the Irish Classical Theater.
If you were a regular watcher of Late Night with David Letterman, you’ll remember a recurring segment called “Dave’s Record Collection,” in which Letterman played excerpts from oddities culled from record store bins usually labeled “Miscellaneous.” The actual culler was staff writer...
Was 1979 one of the great years for American movies? Judge for yourself starting this week as the North Park theatre begins a new series commemorating the 40th anniversary of that year.