Right On

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
At her college reunion, Bella joyously reminisces on being active in the Black Student Union, to the fascination of her college-bound son, but she's utterly blindsided by the appearance of her once tight-knit group of friends.

Principal Principle

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Stage Left Theatre and Theatre Seven of Chicago team up for the world premiere of a play about a new English teacher coming to the sad realization that it's not all it's cracked up to be.

Enter at Forest Lawn

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
EDGE reviews the second part of The Amoralists' two-part series "The Gyre" now playing at Walkerspace.

Shepherd's Daughter: A Joan of Arc Reimagining

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Whitney LaMora gets inspiration from "The Passion of Joan of Arc" for this new play at Zoo Studios in Chicago.

Futuro Beach

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
The film's brain isn't always as active as its eye, but "Futuro Beach" is so damn easy to look at that you rarely mind.

Tiger Orange

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Director Wade Gasque may speak the language of cinema, but he's not quite eloquent yet.

The Foxy Merkins

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
From Madeleine Olnek and the crew who brought you "Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same" comes the new lesbian comedy "The Foxy Merkins."

What It Was

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
The purpose of the film's construction seems to be that it allows Armando to turn this film into an 85-minute music video.

I Am Happiness on Earth

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Director Julin Hernndez delves through love, isolation, desperation, the artistic struggle, and a whole lot more with "I Am Happiness on Earth."

Lilting

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Ben Whishaw and Cheng Pei Pei butt heads and hearts, throw down, and find a way to talk to each other despite language gaps and cultural barriers in Hong Khaou's poignant film "Lilting."

Boys

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
A contemplative and lovely little film, "Boys" shows the fear of first love without all of the cliche trappings.