The Tempest

Blu-Ray Review: Julie Taymor’s ‘The Tempest’ Redeemed By Excellent Extras

The Tempest Blu-Ray

CHICAGO – Risk-taking visionaries are always exciting to watch in action, even when their gambles don’t quite pay off. Yet while the recent projects tackled by Julie Taymor have sported great promise on paper, their externalized metaphors often work against the material she’s aiming to enhance. In her Beatles musical “Across the Universe,” soldiers were seen carrying the Statue of Liberty into Vietnam while singing, “She’s so heavy.”

Exclusive Portraits: David Schwimmer, Alan Cumming at 2010 Chicago International Film Festival

CHICAGO – High wattage star power lit up the red carpet on October 18th at the Chicago International Film Festival.

Preview: The 46th Chicago International Film Festival, Week Two

CHICAGO – We’re back with the highlights of the rest of the 46th Annual Chicago International Film Festival, which features a centerpiece tonight in Danny Boyle’s “127 Hours” and continues through to a Closing Night presentation of John Madden’s “The Debt” on October 21st, 2010.

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