Tuesday, January 11, 2022

At the Movies in 2022


 

A running list of what I've seen on the big screen this year:

1. Nightmare Alley (2021)- Landmark Century Cinema

2. In Cold Blood (1967)- Music Box Theater

3. The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)- Music Box Theater 

4. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)- Pickwick Theater

5. The Apartment (1960)- Music Box Theater

6. Scream (2022)- Logan Theater

7. The Scary of Sixty-First (2021)- Music Box Theater

8. Hiroshima, Mon Amour (1959)- Doc Films

9. The Conversation (1974)- Music Box Theater

10. Hud (1963)- Music Box Theater

11. Out of the Blue (1980)- Music Box Theater

12. Sundown (2022)- Gene Siskel Film Center

13. Strawberry Mansion (2022)- Music Box Theater

14. The Batman (2022)- Regal City North

15. Air Mail (1932)- North Eastern Illinois University (CFS)

16. The Sting (1973)- Pickwick Theater

17. X (2022)- Logan Theater

18. Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022)- Landmark Century Cinema

19. Bigger Than Life (1956)-Music Box Theater (CFS)

20. Mask (1985)- Music Box Theater

21. Desire and Hell at the Sunset Motel (1991)-Music Box Theater

22. Lost Highway (1997)-Music Box Theater

23. The Outfit (2022)-The Quad Cinema (New York)

24. The Lady From Shanghai (1947)- Music Box Theater 

25. We’re All Going to the World’s Fair (2021)- Music Box Theater

26. The African Queen (1951)- Pickwick Theater

27. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)- Music Box Theater

28. The Northman (2022)- Logan Theater

29. 28 Days Later (2002)-Music Box 

30. Pontypool (2008)- Music Box

31. Unforgiven (1992)- Music Box

32. Inland Empire (2006)- Music Box

33. Marcel the Shell with Shoes on (2022)- Music Box

34. Doc (1971)- Music Box

35. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)- Regal City North

36. Light Sleeper (1992)- Doc Films

37. Top Gun: Maverick (2022)- Logan Theater

38. Crimes of the Future (2022)- Music Box

39. Sudden Fear (1952)- Northeastern Illinois University (CFS)

Sunday, January 2, 2022

Consider The Cab Driver


 The new issue of NOIR CITY features my overview of the surprisingly rich history of the cab driver in noir, from 99 RIVER STREET and JOHNNY EAGER to TAXI DRIVER and COLLATERAL. Get the magazine here