Kate Plays Christine
An actress prepares to play the role of a suicidal news anchor, and is slowly transformed by the experience.
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A review of the new series "Animal Kingdom," premiering June 14 at 9/8c on TNT.
An updated look at the history of women in film from Carrie Rickey.
How Nick Hornby became one of the most valuable writers for women in Hollywood.
An interview with Joel Edgerton, star/writer/director of "The Gift."
The June 2015 installment of Bright Wall/Dark Room featuring an in-depth analysis of the controversy regarding "Zero Dark Thirty."
Jim Hemphill on "The Trouble with the Truth"; 1980s Atlanta as a backdrop of the future; How to make Blu-rays relevant again; Recreating Klimt; In defense of Trevor Noah.
The dangers of stock photo modeling; Nancy Reagan refused to help Rock Hudson; Bed bugs may be splitting into new species; Hollywood's white-guy problem; Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara.
Chatting with Björk; Life and death in Senegal; Why "Life Itself" was snubbed; Disney rejects George Lucas; "American Sniper" is not war propaganda.
Open-office trend destroys workplace; Dark day for women in Hollywood; Matt Zoller Seitz on Wes Anderson; Hollywood absent from Oscars; Michael Phillips on "American Sniper."
Predictions for the eight major categories in the 87th Annual Academy Awards.
Hollywood's toxic addiction to franchises; Looking back on "Wolf of Wall Street"; "Avatar" left no pop culture footprint; Elf on the Shelf is dangerous; North Korea is not funny.
A piece on the first wave of critics groups awards and some predictions for SAG and the Golden Globe nominees.
Remembering Mike Nichols; Kathryn Bigelow's experimental short; The rational wonders of Christopher Nolan; Interviewing Billy Wilder; RIP Leigh Chapman.
An interview with Jessica Chastain, star of "Miss Julie," opening tonight at the Chicago International Film Festival.
An interview with the legendary Liv Ullmann, at this year's TIFF with "Miss Julie."
An interview with Mark Duplass, writer and star of "The One I Love."
A look at the cinematic and political history that resulted in Bong Joon-Ho's "Snowpiercer."
The first recipients of the Sundance Institute's Roger Ebert Scholarship for Film Criticism make their debut at the Sundance Film Festival.
The nominations from the Producers Guild, Screen Actors Guild and the Writers Guild have announced their nominations, and the Oscars race is starting to come into focus.
The Oscars race has hit a holiday lull. It's a good time to pause and take stock of nominations.
Erik Childress looks at the first awards of the season and their possible impact on the Oscar race.
Critic Carrie Rickey traces the evolution of women on film and behind the camera over the course of her career writing about film.
More debate about the future of U.S. healthcare reform; Twitch Film apologizes to director Sono Sion; friends don't let friends remake "Ben-Hur"; how television does better by women than movies do; deconstructing a "Carlito's Way" scene.
Susan Seidelman has been making films for over 30 years. Her work includes "Desperately Seeking Susan," the pilot for "Sex and the City," and her new sports comedy "The Hot Flashes." Her story is the story of women in Hollywood: a study in creativity, courage and strength. A profile by RogerEbert.com's Christy Lemire.
Susan Wloszczyna wonders if women at the helm might be just the thing to revitalize the foundering, repetitive comic-book movie genre.