Life struck me as several cuts above “meh” but never made me jump out of my seat.
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An interview with author Pascal Mérigeau, whose latest work celebrates the life of filmmaker Jean Renoir.
An interview with Dee Rees, the director of "Mudbound."
A book review of Edward Sorel's "Mary Astor's Purple Diary: The Great American Sex Scandal of 1936."
Molly Haskell speaks with Matt Zoller Seitz about "From Reverence to Rape," "Love and Other Infectious Diseases," "Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films" and more.
Nothing is as it seems in this thriller, including the meaning of the color periwinkle.
A preview of the Gene Siskel Film Center's upcoming Brit Noir film series, which runs from November 5-30.
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.
None of them are getting out of there alive.
History of kids cursing onscreen; Capturing the process of dying; Interviewing Dorothy Arzner; A charming hostelry; Jerry and Dean meet again.
An interview with actress Lana Wood about her experience making John Ford's masterpiece, "The Searchers."
A report from Venice on the festival's Venice Classics program, including restored films by Robert Bresson, John Ford, Andrei Tarkovsky, George Romero and Woody Allen.
A preview of the upcoming 2016 Chicago French Film Festival, which runs July 22 - 28 at the Music Box Theater.
Before this summer's "The BFG," Spielberg made another personal, enchanting and overlooked film: 1989's "Always."
My dinner with Michael Cimino; Emily Ratajkowski's naked ambition; When Disney got trippy; Filmmakers are fans of TCM; Diversity ignores the disabled in Hollywood.
Aziz Ansari blasts Trump; Communal magic of Filmfront; Scorsese on "King of Comedy"; Brexit's impact on British film; Anthony Hemingway on "Underground."
A review of Woody Allen's new film, which just premiered at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
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."
A brief consideration of Michael and Mark Polish's Northfork, which will play Ebertfest 2016.
The ten best films of 2015.
An interview with director Kent Jones about his documentary "Hitchcock/Truffaut."
A tribute to Maureen O'Hara.
A review of Steven Spielberg's "Bridge of Spies" from its NYFF premiere last night.
A dispatch from the New York Film Festival on Arabian Nights and Les Cowboys.
Deborah Kampmeier on "Hounddog"; Today's reductive emotional landscape; Not a reboot, a repackaging; Riding tall on a rebellion frontier; When brown actors play white characters.
An interview with the legendary Peter Bogdanovich.