Robert Sorrell


"Brazilian rhythm and a laid-back New York groove" at Logan

The Anat Cohen Jazz Quartet continued the Jazz at the Logan series Sunday with a selection that included experimental interpretations of "La Vie En Rose" and "Rhapsody in Blue."


November 26, 2013

Artist’s hand-animated film returns to the rust belt

A filmmakers pet project, 15 years in the making, comes to the Logan Center.


November 22, 2013

Franco's latest looks bad in leather

Reeling: The Chicago LGBT International Film Festival nears its close with a screening of James Franco's film Interior. Leather Bar., which is ultimately unclear in its aims.


November 15, 2013

Spinning Plates satisfies documentarian Levy's appetite

Levy attempts to understand restaurants as a whole more than the cuisine they produce in his new film that features Chicago-based chef Grant Achatz.


November 5, 2013

CIFF finale: Pepper Land wins Gold Hugo

The festival concluded two frenzied weeks of screenings by awarding prizes to films from over seven different countries, showing that it really is committed to keeping the "international" in Chicago International Film Festival.


October 28, 2013

The Bad Plus Logan equals a Stravinsky revival

Following the Hyde Park Jazz Fest, Logan hosts a jazz trio whose drummer remarks, "This band contains some of the most punk energy I've ever seen or felt as a musician."


October 25, 2013

West unstrings Pinocchio parable


October 22, 2013

CIFF continued: Festival enjoys the silence

The 49th Annual Chicago International Film Festival opened this past weekend, with ducks and foxes featured among beautiful, quiet films.


October 15, 2013

For cinephiles on the Mag Mile, CIFF promises film spree

At the 49th Chicago International Film Festival, films including My Sweet Pepperland, Stray Dogs, and assorted shorts are in the race for the Gold Hugo, the festival's grand prize.


October 8, 2013

Yes, Master: Showtime gets freaky with new series

Masters of Sex doesn't quite check any of the boxes it's expected to, which is good news.


October 4, 2013