Alice Through the Looking Glass
There is no magic, no wonder, just junk rehashed from a movie that was itself a rehash of Lewis Carroll, tricked out with physically unpersuasive…
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Jeff Nichols brings "Loving" to Cannes; Cherchez la femme; Best of Cannes so far; STX pays $50 million for unmade Scorsese movie; "Mean Dreams" thrills at Cannes.
Roger Ebert reviews David Lynch's "Wild at Heart" at the Cannes Film Festival.
An article reflecting on 25 years at the movies by Roger Ebert.
Notes on "Killer of Sheep"; YouTube creators vs. copyright rules; Unsung pioneers of film editing; Phillip J. Bartell on "Miss You Already"; Martin Baron on "Spotlight."
An appreciation of Hitchcock's "The Wrong Man," as recently restored on Blu-ray.
An in-depth preview of the upcoming 70mm film festival occurring at Chicago's Music Box Theatre from February 19 to March 10.
A tribute to the late Jacques Rivette.
A celebration of the great actress Charlotte Rampling, currently seen in "45 Years" and soon a retrospective at New York City's IFC Center.
A celebration of the late Robert Loggia.
An interview with director Kent Jones about his documentary "Hitchcock/Truffaut."
An excerpt about "Vertigo" from the November issue of "Bright Wall/Dark Room."
A tribute to Maureen O'Hara.
An excerpt from Jeffrey Westhoff's book, "The Boy Who Knew Too Much."
Our contributors share their fondest memories of the bygone era of video stores.
Cinema unlocks man's coma; Psychology of Voldemort; Edward Zwick on "Pawn Sacrifice"; Dann Gire on "Sicario"; "Happy Birthday" copyright invalidated by judge.
A preview of the 33rd Reeling: Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival.
Tina Hassannia reports on three docs from TIFF about artists.
A look back at the Brian De Palma film "Dressed to Kill," celebrating its 35th anniversary with a new Criterion release.
An appreciation of Ingrid Bergman on her centenary, with interviews with Pia Lindstrom, Ingrid Rossellini and Isabella Rossellini.
An interview with the legendary Peter Bogdanovich.
"Vertigo" is an obvious inspiration for "Phoenix," but there are other films and books that the film brings to mind.
An interview with "Phoenix" star Nina Hoss and director Christian Petzold.
An interview with Patrick McGilligan on his books about Clint Eastwood, Orson Welles and more.
An in-depth look at the extraordinary film career of 100-year-old actor Norman Lloyd, currently starring in Judd Apatow's "Trainwreck."
An essay on "Rear Window" from the July 2015 edition of Bright Wall/Dark Room.