The Zookeeper's Wife
Has many lovely and moving moments but fails to capture the many layers of this unique story, relying instead on plainly-stated metaphors.
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A piece on "Beat the Devil," returning to the Film Forum this weekend.
An interview with author Pascal Mérigeau, whose latest work celebrates the life of filmmaker Jean Renoir.
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Our intrepid savior of cinema's underrated films turns his eye to Francis Ford Coppola's most personal film.
An interview with Phil Hopkins, founder of the Blu-ray restoration label The Film Detective.
An interview with director Rebecca Miller about her film "Maggie's Plan."
A recap of the 2016 TCM Classic Film Festival.
An Ebertfest 2016 interview with legendary script supervisor Angela Allen by Ebert Fellow Riane Lenzner-White.
A report on day two of Ebertfest with recaps and videos of Q&As after "Grandma," "Northfork" and "The Third Man."
A film-by-film preview of Ebertfest 2016, which runs from April 13 - 17.
An appreciation of the lasting power of Bette Davis.
Albert Brooks on "Defending Your Life"; Profile of Frank Sinatra Jr.; Comic Con on the couch; Sean J.S. Jourdan on "Teddy Boy"; Sterling Hayden's towering screen presence.
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 look at "The Martian's" possible future as a heavy awards contender.
Three films starring Gina Lollobrigida have been released on Blu-ray; Glenn Kenny looks at them and her entire career.
A review of Josh Karp's “Orson Welles’s Last Movie: The Making of ‘The Other Side of the Wind’”.
A remembrance of Richard Corliss by Richard T. Jameson, who wrote for Film Comment under Corliss, then later was his editor.
A remembrance of the writer's friend Gus Murphy, a.k.a. Timothy Patrick Moynihan, son of Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and quite a character.
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An obituary for the legendary Lauren Bacall.
Joe Swanberg on "Sex Tape"; The problem with "Star Wars"; Advice for writers of color; The necessary evil of Twitter; Jonah Ray hates Sublime's "What I Got."
May 2014 Blu-rays of note.
Matt Zoller Seitz goes in-depth with author Mark Harris about his book on five directors who aided the war effort in World War II.
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