Filmmaker Mike Leigh's biography of the landscape painter J.M.W. Turner is what critics call "austere"—which means it's slow and grim and deliberately hard to love—yet…
The eve of the birth of the great horse Secretariat, as recounted by William Nack, his bigrapher:
The story of Grandpa Joe and Secretariat.
I was never, however, as sentimental about Yo-Yos as I later became about movies and Yo-Yos --as this earlier blog entry makes clear.
This message came to me from a reader named Peter Svensland. He and a fr...
The ten best films of 2014, as chosen by the film critics of RogerEbert.com.
Ten underrated female performances from 2014 worthy of Oscar consideration.
Some thoughts on the hit podcast "Serial".