Office Christmas Party
Another reminder that allowing your cast to madly improvise instead of actually providing a coherent script with a scintilla of inherent logic often leads to…
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Peet Gelderblom has a new video essay comparing Brian DePalma and Alfred Hitchcock, shot by shot and moment by moment.
Premieres, Midnights, Special Events and more have been announced for next month's Sundance Film Festival.
An interview with Isabelle Huppert, star of "Elle" and "Things to Come."
Roger Ebert's The Great Movies IV, featuring his final 62 essays on films like "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" and "Mulholland Dr," is now available for purchase.
A new memoir from Oscar-nominated actor Bryan Cranston takes readers beyond a pursuit of fame and fortune.
A tribute to the late Godfather of Gore, Herschell Gordon Lewis.
An in-depth preview of the films, including rarities and restorations, playing in the Noir City: Chicago 8 program at the Music Box Theatre.
A tribute to the late Arthur Hiller, director of classics that include "The Americanization of Emily," "Love Story," "The In-Laws."
A look at the early days of the career of Brad Anderson in light of the Shout Factory Blu-ray release of "Session 9."
A report on the 2016 Pens to Lens Gala in Champaign, Illinois.
A report from the LACMA exhibit "Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters."
Why Viggo Mortensen is off the grid; How Netflix became Hollywood's frenemy; Ted Kotcheff on "First Blood"; Insomnia and philosophy; Bruce Dern at 80.
For the 30th installment in his series about maligned masterworks, Scout Tafoya examines Hitchcock's dizzying oddities "Torn Curtain" and "Topaz."
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.