It's a fact: It's the greatest city in the history of mankind*.
*Or maybe I'm thinking of this city.
Good thing it isn't like this all year:
Briefly, some of the best films centered around a city that -- despite a reasonably long list of movies set there -- still gets underplayed on the big screen.
Of course, this one:
This one's among the best ... even if the city itself doesn't figure so prominently:
Who could forget this one?
And then there's my favorite, for multiple reasons: The Weather Man (also pictured above). As Chicago goes, no film I've seen better captures the city's oddly life-affirming winter bleakness.
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