Ouija: Origin of Evil
By the time it gets to the Polish-speaking ghosts and the ghoulish Nazi doctor, you’re so invested in the characters that you’re willing to buy…
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A preview of the upcoming 2016 Chicago French Film Festival, which runs July 22 - 28 at the Music Box Theater.
30 Minutes on the latest by Jeff Nichols ("Take Shelter," "Mud").
A reposting of Tina Hassannia's article from Movie Mezzanine, and the response it received from Peter Becker, president of the Criterion Collection.
A FFC essay on Paul Schrader's 1997 darkly powerful drama Affliction.
A report on Philip Glass's Q&A following a screening of "Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters" at the University of Chicago.
A brief consideration of "Taxi Driver," still Scorsese's masterpiece.
An interview with director Kent Jones about his documentary "Hitchcock/Truffaut."
An excerpt from Jason Bailey's book "Richard Pryor: American Id."
An article on Ebertfest 2016 passes available for purchase on November 2nd.
A dispatch from the New York Film Festival on Arabian Nights and Les Cowboys.
An interview with "Phoenix" star Nina Hoss and director Christian Petzold.
A remembrance of Richard Corliss by Richard T. Jameson, who wrote for Film Comment under Corliss, then later was his editor.
An analysis of recent faith-based releases, including "God's Not Dead" and "Heaven Is For Real."
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.
A bi-weekly feature on the best new streaming and Blu-ray releases, including "Comet," "L'Avventura," "Les Blank: Always For Pleasure," "Starry Eyes," and more.
An appreciation of Nastassja Kinski, on the occasion of a tribute to her at the Film Society at Lincoln Center from November 27-December 3, 2014.
Part eleven in Scout Tafoya's The Unloved series tackles "Bringing Out The Dead."
Passes for Ebertfest 2015 will go on sale Saturday, November 1st.
The roots of reactionary rage; Dietrich Brüggemann on "Stations of the Cross"; Paul Schrader's silent protest; Case closed on murder of Bulgarian defector; Author tracks down her troll.
An obituary for the legendary Lauren Bacall.
Steve Erickson discusses James Gray's career with the director of the upcoming The Immigrant.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports on the 2014 Ebertfest, including appearances by Oliver Stone & Spike Lee.
Recent titles released on Blu-ray.
Recent releases on Blu-ray, including Cat People, Death Wish, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, and more.