The plot opts for cop-out sentimentality and begins to melt into goo.
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The RogerEbert.com staff says goodbye to Bill Paxton.
A tribute to the late actor and director, Bill Paxton.
I see a movie almost every year on my birthday; some are better than others.
A celebration of director Paul Verhoeven's filmography in anticipation of an upcoming retrospective at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in NYC.
A piece on how Deadpool could bring back the R-rated blockbuster and when it really mattered.
The greatest Man Cave movie of the last 10 years, made to be viewed from a black leather sofa.
How the female co-stars of Arnold Schwarzenegger's hit films of the '80s helped change the genre.
A look back at the five "Die Hard" movies.
Aging heroes won't give up the gun; Why sex scenes for over-60s are taboo; Trump's resemblance to Citizen Kane; Last films of Fritz Lang; RIP Wes Craven.
The movie questionnaire and 2015 reviews of RogerEbert.com film critic Simon Abrams.
The case against innocent bystanders; John McTiernan's "Basic"; Cause of addiction has been discovered; Remembering Dusty Rhodes; J.J. Abrams on Dick Smith.
A list of the two-and-a-half-star reviews so far posted on RogerEbert.com this year.
A preview of dozens of films being released this Summer.
An appreciation of John McTiernan's "The Hunt for Red October" on its 25th anniversary.
"Speed" vs. "True Lies"; 50 Most Underrated Films; What Our Blockbusters Get Wrong About Women; Louis C.K.'s e-mails; 100 Directors' Rules of Filmmaking.
A look at the cinematic and political history that resulted in Bong Joon-Ho's "Snowpiercer."
A history of movies not directly based on comic books but definitely inspired by them.
Writer Simon Abrams responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.
The new science fiction action film from Bong Joon-ho ("The Host," "Mother") defies the odds by turning yet another dystopian future into something thrilling and distinctive.
On Trayvon and Questlove and feminism and racism; why the American right hates Detroit; Elliott Gould tells tales out of school; why somebody should adapt Stephen King's 'The Long Walk.'
"Die Hard", which was released 25 years ago today, might be the most widely-imitated action film of all time. Who would have thought that a glorified deal memo would turn out to be a classic?
What happens when actors play themselves? Something funny, and often magical, as this Leigh Singer supercut proves. Text by Matt Zoller Seitz.