American Fable is ambitious, maybe too much so sometimes, but there's an intense pleasure in the boldness of the film's style.
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An interview with author Pascal Mérigeau, whose latest work celebrates the life of filmmaker Jean Renoir.
A review of the new doc about "Psycho," "78/52."
A preview of what's playing at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, including some recommendations from what we've seen so far.
An interview with writer/director Will Goss about "Alarm" and a presentation of the short film.
A recap of the 2016 Chicago International Film Festival.
A CIFF 2016 dispatch on David Singer's "Imperfections" and Anne Zohra Berrached's "24 Weeks."
An interview with director Peter Bogdanovich about 1981's "They All Laughed."
A list of films and special events to check out when attending this year's Chicago International Film Festival.
A guide to the latest on Blu-ray, including "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2" and "Only Angels Have Wings" (the first time those two movies have ever been in a sentence together).
An interview with actress Imogen Poots about her performance in the new Terrence Malick movie Knight of Cups.
An interview with director Kent Jones about his documentary "Hitchcock/Truffaut."
A review of Kent Jones' "Hitchcock/Truffaut" from the Telluride Film Festival.
Aging heroes won't give up the gun; Why sex scenes for over-60s are taboo; Trump's resemblance to Citizen Kane; Last films of Fritz Lang; RIP Wes Craven.
A review of Josh Karp's “Orson Welles’s Last Movie: The Making of ‘The Other Side of the Wind’”.
A guide to the latest Blu-ray, VOD, and streaming options, including "Fifty Shades of Grey," "American Sniper," and "Blackhat".
On the wealth of new books and materials about Orson Welles on his 100th birthday.
The full schedule for Ebertfest 2015.
Jennifer Kent directs the year's scariest movie; Best TV Shows of 2014; Lawsuit against NYFA; Why movies can't stop explaining themselves; Anna Kendrick on her new musicals.
A recap of the new releases on Netflix, On Demand, and Blu-ray/DVD, including "Snowpiercer," "Maleficent," "Nightbreed," "F For Fake" and "La Dolce Vita."
A preview of the 2014 Chicago International Film Festival.
Understanding consciousness; Inside Llewyn Davis and Mad Men; Canceling the Colbert Show; John Wayne biography; Amtrak's shoddy writer's program.
Lou Reed dead at 71; more "Blue Is the Warmest" controversies; a survey of Orson Welles biographies; is consensus ruining criticism?; the cultural crater of "12 Years a Slave."
In the new book "Crab Monsters, Teenage Cavemen, and Candy Stripe Nurses," Chris Nashawaty tells the story of the amazing life and career of Roger Corman through a collection of interviews, which Nashawaty has put together into a blow-by-blow collage account.
If we said there was a clear throughline from "Bonnie and Clyde" and Richard Donner's "Superman: The Movie," you'd say we were crazy, right? Get ready to eat your words as we prove once again that showbiz works in mysterious ways.
As a companion piece to our reassessment of "At Long Last Love," Peter Bogdanovich recalls the film's orgins, its forgotten pleasures, and the studio-mandated tinkering that turned it into a box office bomb. He also recalls turning down an offer of help from Gene Kelly, casting Burt Reynolds, and a remarkable encounter with Roger Ebert.