"The Wise Kids" (Unrated, 95 minutes). In the spring and summer of their senior year in high school, three best friends ideal with their religious beliefs and sexuality. One realizes he is gay, and another that she questions her faith. This happens not with melodrama and pumped-up dialogue, but with tentative conversations among friends, often on porch steps or walking down a street in the moonlight.
"Seven Days in Slow Motion" (Unrated, no objectionable material, 100 minutes). A bright and cheerful comedy about three upper-middle-class Indian kids who come into possession of a camera and try to produce their own movie in seven ... Read Post
"Louder Than a Bomb" (Unrated, 100 minutes). Chicago's annual city-wide poetry slam competition involves teams or performers from 60 high schools, and the finals, called Louder Than a Bomb, are like a rock concert crossed with a bas... Read Post