Seance (2021) directed by Simon Barrett is a paranormal, mystery film that flounders with a crucial element- suspense. The film ignites with a student death
Category: Chicago Film Scene Reviews and Recs
It should come as no surprise that we at the Chicago Film Scene watch a lot of movies and TV. As filmmakers it’s more or less in our blood to watch everything we can. Plus, let’s be honest, it’s a fun hobby.
Here you’ll find reviews and recommendations for whatever we at CFS want to talk about. Maybe there’s a hot new movie that everyone is talking about and we want to add our voice to the conversation. Maybe there’s a TV show so obscure that few have heard of it but that deserves a new audience. Maybe it’s a list curated and organized like a cinematic playlist.
Either way, you’ll be in good hands for deciding what to watch next.
There were a lot of complaints, somehow, following season 1 of Ted Lasso that the show didn’t have enough conflict. That it was simply too… happy. After
Continuing the rom-com action from last week’s Love Actually surprise, Ted Lasso truly outdid itself with an episode-ending, tear-jerking sequence involving my man Roy Kent and his decision to
Lovecraft’s seventh episode is titled “I Am.” Finally we get Hippolyta Freeman starring as the heroine of an episode, and her journey thru not-quite-time-travel is
A short personal anecdote to start off this week’s review: In early 2016, I spent four months studying in London and fell in love with