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…
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A look at the politics and idealism of director Gary Ross, as reflected over the course of his career in films like "Pleasantville," "The Hunger Games" and "Free State of Jones."
A report on three highlights from the 2016 New Directors/New Films festival.
A preview of our most anticipated titles at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.
An announcement about how Kartemquin Films will celebrate its 50th anniversary.
A report on the winners of the 2015 Chicago International Film Festival.
Raiders of the lost web; Eight highlights of Chicago film fest; Sexism of Bond Girls; Tarantino chats with Ellis; Enablers of pedophile culture.
A review of Steven Spielberg's "Bridge of Spies" from its NYFF premiere last night.
A photo gallery of the 2015 TIFF Ebert Tribute Lunch honoring filmmaker Ava DuVernay.
A recap of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival by the contributors who were there.
Sheila writes: This coming October 8th and 9th is the annual classic car sale held at the Hershey Motor Lodge in Pennsylvania. The auction lots are a sight to behold (for gearheads and also just those who appreciate beauty). Take a look at some beautiful photographs of the various vehicles up for auction.
A report on two more documentaries from TIFF: "The Hard Stop" and "Where to Invade Next".
Ava DuVernay accepted The Ebert Tribute on Sunday and we were there.
A report on two world premieres from the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, Demolition and Where to Invade Next.
An interview with Laura Nix, Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno of "The Yes Men."
On how Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" examines evil.
A review of the Ross Brothers' "Western" from Sundance 2015.
Why "Mrs. Doubtfire" is Robin Williams's greatest role; Alex Ross Perry on "Listen Up Philip"; Keanu Reeves on "John Wick"; Blackwater founder remains free; Six films to remember from Chicago fest.
A preview of the 2014 Chicago International Film Festival.
Remembering Richard Kiel; Kevin Smith on "Tusk"; Julianne Moore shines in "Still Alice"; New war on big money in politics; How Stephen King teaches writing.
"Life Itself" wins a Founders Prize at the 2014 Traverse City Film Festival.
"Life Itself" to screen at the Traverse City Film Festival, with Chaz Ebert in attendance.
An appreciation of Michael Mann's "The Insider" on its 15th anniversary that connects Michael Mann's film with the westerns of Howard Hawks.
Directors John Maloof and Charlie Siskel and producer Jeff Garlin discuss their documentary "Finding Vivian Maier".
A remembrance of documentary filmmaker Eduardo Coutinho.
Ultra-indie director Cory McAbee ("The American Astronaut," "Stingray Sam") talks about making musical sci-fi cowboy movies, writing an opera and the Monkees.