Trashy, goofy, and surprisingly sincere, this superhero fantasy is better than you expect but not as good as it should be.
Roger Ebert became film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967. He is the only film critic with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame and was named honorary life member of the Directors' Guild of America. He won the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Screenwriters' Guild, and honorary degrees from the American Film Institute and the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Chaz is the Publisher of RogerEbert.com and a regular contributor to the site, writing about film, festivals, politics, and life itself.
Matt Zoller Seitz is the Editor-in-Chief of RogerEbert.com, TV critic for New York Magazine, the creator of many video essays about film history and style, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism, and the author of The Wes Anderson Collection. His writing on film and TV has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, New York Press, The Star-Ledger and Dallas Observer. (Banner illustration by Max Dalton)
A news brief on the Agnès Varda exhibition set to premiere at New York's Blum & Poe on Thursday, March 2nd.
The boy loves soccer.
An appreciation of Richard Schickel, Time magazine film critic and prolific film director and book author.
A piece on "Beat the Devil," returning to the Film Forum this weekend.
A review written in 60 minutes about "John Wick: Chapter Two."
A reprint of Roger Ebert's review of "Valley Girl," screening February 17th at the New Beverly Cinema.
An appreciation of Clive Barker's "Nightbreed."
Chaz Ebert highlights films with the potential to get us through the confusing political times of the Trump presidency.
Molly Haskell speaks with Matt Zoller Seitz about "From Reverence to Rape," "Love and Other Infectious Diseases," "Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films" and more.
For the 37th installment in his video essay series about maligned masterworks, Scout Tafoya examines Michelangelo Antonioni's "Zabriskie Point" and "The Mystery of Oberwald."