A consistently intelligent (or at least bright), coherently constructed comedy that is on occasion a rather pointed critique of the American education system in the…
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A critic spends an entire year watching Woody Allen films and reports on the experience.
The staff remembers Carrie Fisher.
A tribute to the one and only Leonard Cohen.
Psychedelia with a smile.
A look at what films like "Sully" and "Deepwater Horizon" say about the modern disaster movie.
A preview of the 54th New York Film Festival, including "Son of Joseph," "The Rehearsal," "Graduation," "Sieranevada" and much more.
A recap of the Plaza Classic Film Festival, which ran in El Paso, Texas from August 4 - 14.
An excerpt from the June 2016 issue of Bright Wall/Dark Room about Prince and "Purple Rain."
The feminine grotesque; Burn the witch; Memoirs of postmodern Orientalism; On "Death Becomes Her"; Chatting with hosts of "Black on Black Cinema" podcast.
On the contrasting critical receptions of Beyonce's "Lemonade" and Radiohead's "Burn the Witch."
An appreciation for Prince's 1986 directorial debut and "Purple Rain" follow-up, "Under the Cherry Moon."
An essay on Prince's masculinity, artistry and blackness.
Fans, fiction and representation; Emer Kinsella on a life in music; Glenn Kenny on "The Girlfriend Experience"; LAPD officer performs a rescue; Why we grieve artists we haven't met.
The staff of RogerEbert.com shares their memories of Prince.
A preview of the 2016 Chicago International Movies & Music Festival, running from April 13 - 17.
An obituary for the Oscar-winning actress, Patty Duke.
A report from the Berlin Film Festival on how film reflects (or fails to) current issues.
The latest Unloved looks back at David Bowie and Julien Temple's 1986 collaboration.
Remembering "The Last of the Mohicans"; Daniel Radcliffe's farting corpse; The most recalcitrant "ism" of all; László Nemes and Géza Röhrig on "Son of Saul"; Roger Deakins on "Hail, Caesar!"
A review of four films from Sundance 2016 from different corners of the world.
Sheila writes: Many of you have probably already heard the exciting news that Guillermo Del Toro's stunning "Crimson Peak" has been chosen as the opening film of this year's Ebertfest (from April 13th, through Sunday, April 17th), with Del Toro attending as the honorary guest. Seeing "Crimson Peak", in all its visual splendor, on the gigantic screen at the Virginia Theater in Champaign, Illinois, will be thrilling. You can read more information here (with links to purchase Ebertfest passes). The other films that will play at Ebertfest have not been announced yet, but stay tuned!
Stephen Cone on being his own editor; Deniz Gamze Ergüven on "Mustang"; Guy Maddin's "The Forbidden Room"; What causes terrorism against the West; Trusting women to write super-men.
A tribute to the late, great, unbelievable artist that is David Bowie.
A feature on Bing Crosby, including an interview with the director of a special "American Masters" about the legendary actor.