A consistently intelligent (or at least bright), coherently constructed comedy that is on occasion a rather pointed critique of the American education system in the…
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Meryl Streep and other awards recipients shared their thoughts on an America under Donald Trump during last night's Golden Globes ceremony.
An interview with Isabelle Huppert, star of "Elle" and "Things to Come."
A celebration of director Paul Verhoeven's filmography in anticipation of an upcoming retrospective at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in NYC.
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 look at this year's competition for Best Actress.
A list of films and special events to check out when attending this year's Chicago International Film Festival.
Just a glimpse at the massive program for this year's Chicago International Film Festival, running from October 13 - 27.
A report from TIFF on three Cannes films that have recreated their rapturous French responses in Canada.
A preview of the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.
The first films announced for the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.
One of the nastiest big-budget movies of its decade; its ugly charge hasn't dimmed.
Ben Kenigsberg predicts that "Toni Erdmann" will win the Palme d'Or.
A review from Cannes of Paul Verhoeven's "Elle," starring Isabelle Huppert.
Ben Kenigsberg introduces the Cannes Film Festival's sidebars and discusses Pablo Larrain's "Neruda."
A look at the devolving marketplace in America for foreign language films.
A piece on how Deadpool could bring back the R-rated blockbuster and when it really mattered.
How the female co-stars of Arnold Schwarzenegger's hit films of the '80s helped change the genre.
The movie questionnaire and 2015 reviews of RogerEbert.com film critic Simon Abrams.
A tribute to Isabelle Huppert as the 2014 Chicago International Film Festival plans to do the same this weekend.
A look at the cinematic and political history that resulted in Bong Joon-Ho's "Snowpiercer."
An excerpt from Adam Nayman's new book "It Doesn't Suck: Showgirls".
A conversation on The Lego Movie; Examination of Paul Verhoeven; Arguing for Steve McQueen as "Best Director"; Martin Scorsese objectifying women in movies; Mindful retweeting.
An oral history of RoboCop; Sid Ceasar passes away; Shia LaBeouf has a new artistic endeavor; Social media sites as the front pages of the Internet; Roeper on Leno.
Writer Simon Abrams responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.