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Friday, September 30, 2022

The African Desperate by Kathleen Sachs

Syms’s work—which ranges from performance art to gallery installations to this more straightforward narrative endeavor—is compelled by a preternaturally propulsive energy that sustains…

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Marilyn-Monroe; or, Blonde by Kathleen Sachs

Marilyn Monroe is the American public’s white whale, that which we seek to dominate and claim as our own. The post Marilyn-Monroe; or, <i>Blonde</i> appeared first on Chicago R…

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Monday, September 19, 2022

The Silent Twins by Kathleen Sachs

Smoczyńska’s idiosyncratic vision distinguishes what otherwise might have been an overly literal telling of their story, and of their own stories. The post The Silent Twins appeared first…

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

Tsai Ming-liang (finally) comes to Chicago by Kathleen Sachs

The apparent dryness of Tsai’s films is but a facade, a layer under which a body of water—perhaps, like in one of his films, a river—is waiting to be found. The post Tsai Ming-liang (f…

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

The gorgeous luchadoras of wrestling by Kathleen Sachs

This is the Chicago theatrical premiere of The Batwoman and the U.S. theatrical premiere of The Panther Women. The post The gorgeous luchadoras of wrestling appeared first on Chicago Reader.

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Thursday, September 1, 2022

Peter von Kant by Kathleen Sachs

Ozon’s ode offers a diverting, fresh perspective on Fassbinder’s harrowing melodrama. The post Peter von Kant appeared first on Chicago Reader.

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Monday, August 22, 2022

Destroy Your Art returns by Kathleen Sachs

At Destroy Your Art, taking place this year at the Music Box Theatre on Thursday, August 25, at 7 PM, the four invited filmmakers will each screen a film they made specifically for the event…

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Friday, August 12, 2022

Girl Picture by Kathleen Sachs

A few scenes evince a unique aesthetic for this type of film, and the lead actresses give stand-out performances. The post Girl Picture appeared first on Chicago Reader.

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Thursday, August 4, 2022

MUBI GO to the movies by Kathleen Sachs

Chicago audiences love the Music Box and Film Center, so, naturally, I wanted to ensure that MUBI GO is as exciting a premise for them as it is for viewers. The post MUBI GO to the movies ap…

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Thursday, July 28, 2022

Fire of Love by Kathleen Sachs

It succeeds in highlighting this tenet of their work, making it a valuable introduction not just to their unique lives and groundbreaking studies, but also to their own singular artistry. Th…

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Friday, July 1, 2022

Minions: The Rise of Gru by Kathleen Sachs

Is this in any way, shape, or form defensible as meaningful art? Certainly not. Is it really cute? Yup. The post Minions: The Rise of Gru appeared first on Chicago Reader.

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Apples by Kathleen Sachs

What this surreal microcosm ends up conveying about the human experience extends past the frame and into viewers’ hearts and minds. The post Apples appeared first on Chicago Reader.

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Monday, June 27, 2022

Beba by Kathleen Sachs

In her debut documentary writer-director Rebeca Huntt examines the details of her Afro Latina heritage to provocative effect. The post Beba appeared first on Chicago Reader.

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Friday, June 3, 2022

Benediction by Kathleen Sachs

The recountal is tinged with documentary footage and nigh-experimental scintilla attempting to visualize the stuff of poetry that hint at this being something exceptional from a master’s i…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The Janes is a call to action by Kathleen Sachs

“What we know for a fact is that making abortion illegal does not stop women from seeking abortions, it just keeps them from getting safe abortions.” The post <i>The Janes</i>…

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Friday, May 13, 2022

Happening by Kathleen Sachs

The no-holds-barred approach to the [abortion] procedure and its aftermath is the kind of interpretation of real life that great cinema does best. The post Happening appeared first on Chicag…

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Thursday, May 12, 2022

The sweet sound of silents by Kathleen Sachs

The film is the thing, the guiding force behind what they do.  The post The sweet sound of silents appeared first on Chicago Reader.

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All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards