Slick, glossy and radiating juicy villainy, it knows exactly what kind of movie it is and goes for it with giddy abandon.
In search of a more inclusive look at the best directors of all time.
An article about my recent trip to Cuba and a reprint of Monica Castillo's article about returning to Cuba.
An appreciation of Richard Schickel, Time magazine film critic and prolific film director and book author.
An interview with author Pascal Mérigeau, whose latest work celebrates the life of filmmaker Jean Renoir.
Simon Abrams reports on two unmissable films shown at the inaugural Macau Film Festival.
Monica Castillo responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.
An op-ed on how the decision to move the Lifetime Achievement Oscar off the telecast hurts us all.
Several great movies have been released on Blu-ray and DVD lately, including "99 Homes," "Black Mass," "Crimson Peak" and a Criterion version of Charlie Chaplin's "The Kid."
Contributors to RogerEbert.com each list their favorite films of 2015.
A Cuban-American film critic goes to the Havana Film Festival.
A Blu-ray review of "Masterworks of American Avant-Garde Experimental Film 1920-1970."
Colleges censor stand-up comics; Edward Norton on the monetization of Oscars; Nine-year-olds' open letter to Disney; William Friedkin revisits golden era; "Shaun the Sheep" filmmakers.
An in-depth look at the extraordinary film career of 100-year-old actor Norman Lloyd, currently starring in Judd Apatow's "Trainwreck."
Three films starring Gina Lollobrigida have been released on Blu-ray; Glenn Kenny looks at them and her entire career.
A guide to the latest Blu-ray, VOD, and streaming options, including "Fifty Shades of Grey," "American Sniper," and "Blackhat".
An excerpt from the May 2015 edition of Bright Wall/Dark Room, which focuses entirely on Martin Scorsese.
A dispatch from Sundance including new films by Noah Baumbach, Craig Zobel, and Guy Maddin.
A recap and guide to the most interesting Blu-rays of 2014.
A report on Japanese animation at the 27th Tokyo Film Festival.
A Telluride response to Morten Tyldum's "The Imitation Game" and Xavier Beauvois' "The Price of Fame."
An oral history of RoboCop; Sid Ceasar passes away; Shia LaBeouf has a new artistic endeavor; Social media sites as the front pages of the Internet; Roeper on Leno.
Jana Monji reports in from the American Film Institute's Film Festival in Hollywood, CA.
Forgotten silent star Wallace Reid; Helena Bonham Carter defends 'The Lone Ranger'; Harry Belafonte sues the King estate; the trouble with Kenan Thompson
Marie writes: The West Coast is currently experiencing a heat wave and I have no air conditioning. That said, and despite it currently being 80F inside my apartment, at least the humidity is low. Although not so low, that I don't have a fan on my desk and big glass of ice tea at the ready. My apartment thankfully faces East and thus enjoys the shade after the sun has crossed the mid-point overhead. And albeit perverse in its irony, it's because it has been so hot lately that I've been in the mood to watch the following film again and which I highly recommend to anyone with taste and a discerning eye.
Michał Oleszczyk talks with director James Gray about "The Immigrant."