You could only see the big-name flicks at the 48th Chicago International Film Festival (Oct. 11-25, primarily at AMC River East), such as "Cloud Atlas," screening Oct. 17 before it officially opens in Chicago Oct. 26, or "Flight," closing the fest Oct. 25 before arriving in theaters Nov. 2. That would be too easy, though, and means depriving yourself of the great, lesser-known films appearing this year. Read on for capsule reviews of what I can and cannot recommend (with more reviews to come).-- Matt Pais, RedEye movie criticWant more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye's Facebook page.
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