Chicago Reader | OMTWN by Mara Shalhoup

I've been the Editor of the Reader since March 2011. Before that, I filled my time with cocaine, hip-hop, and organized crime (see BMF: The… More »

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  1. A Serious Man

    After the unbridled misanthropy of Burn After Reading, Joel and Ethan Coen return to the more affectionate tone of their most endearing…

  2. A Late Quartet

    A beloved string quartet that's been performing together for 25 years (Christopher Walken, Catherine Keener, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Mark Ivanir) begins to…

  3. All Good Things

    "I've never been closer to anyone, and I don't know you at all," a young woman (Kirsten Dunst) tells her creepy, remote…

  4. Notorious

    Brooklyn rapper Christopher Wallace—aka Biggie Smalls, aka the Notorious B.I.G.—was already an icon when he was gunned down at age 24 in…

  5. The Savages

    Disappointment, delusion, dementia, death—did I mention this is a comedy? Writer-director Tamara Jenkins (Slums of Beverly Hills) squarely addresses the concerns of…

  6. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    That rarest of breeds—the fantasy film for grown-ups. Director David Fincher (Seven, Fight Club) and screenwriter Eric Roth (Forrest Gump) adapted this…

  7. Meek's Cutoff

    Imagine a collaboration between John Ford and Wallace Stevens and you might get a sense of what Kelly Reichardt (Wendy and Lucy)…