Office Christmas Party
Another reminder that allowing your cast to madly improvise instead of actually providing a coherent script with a scintilla of inherent logic often leads to…
* This filmography is not intended to be a comprehensive list of this artist’s work. Instead it reflects the films this person has been involved with that have been reviewed on this site.
An interview with the stars of Warren Beatty's Rules Don't Apply, Alden Ehrenreich and Lily Collins.
A look at the films expected to dominate this year's Oscar race and the narrative scope they share.
On the occasion of Isabelle Huppert's new film, "Elle," Dan Callahan looks back the most memorable roles of the enigmatic actress.
A CIFF 2016 dispatch on Fisher Stevens and Alexis Bloom's "Bright Lights," Julia Ducournau’s "Raw," and Ken Loach's "I, Daniel Blake."
A recap of highlights of the 2016 New York Film Festival.
A look at this year's competition for Best Actress.
Joost van Ginkel on "The Paradise Suite"; How movies handle bipolar disorder; "Birth of a Nation" isn't worth defending; Hollywood's ageist casting decisions; Robot could win a Pulitzer.
A tribute to the late Curtis Hanson.
A preview of the films playing at the 2016 Telluride Film Festival.
An interview with John Krasinski, star and director of "The Hollars."
An interview with Simon Helberg, star of Stephen Frears' "Florence Foster Jenkins."
A tribute to the legendary Michael Cimino.
Simon Abrams and Odie Henderson celebrate the Rudy Ray Moore Blaxploitation classic "Dolemite," recently released on Blu-ray by the Vinegar Syndrome.
A preview of dozens of films coming out this summer.
An appreciation for Robert Zemeckis' 1992 dark comedy "Death Becomes Her," now available on Blu-ray from Shout! Factory.
Meryl Streep's tragic romance; Algorithm killed Relativity Media; David Milch stays in the game; Appreciation of "Nine Lives"; Veronica Cartwright on "Alien."
An excerpt from the April 2016 issue of Bright Wall/Dark Room about "The Hours."
A look at some of Roger's best journal writing.
An introduction by Publisher Chaz Ebert to our week of content by women writers.
An appreciation of the late novelist and filmmaker Nora Ephron.
An interview with Jacob Bernstein about his mother Nora Ephron, the subject of his HBO doc "Everything is Copy."
A review of Rafi Pitts' "Soy Nero" from Berlinale.
A recap of the screenings and events at the 2015 Middleburg Film Festival.
A column on the state of the Oscar race after Venice, Telluride and Toronto, with an emphasis on the abundance of actors and actresses playing real people.
A review of "Suffragette" from Telluride.