The film breathes exhilarating life into its tired premise, thanks to some dazzling action choreography, stylish visuals and–most importantly–a vintage anti-hero performance from Keanu Reeves.
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A piece on the horror offerings of TIFF 2014, including "Spring," "Cub," and "The Editor."
An interview with Ira Sachs, director of "Love Is Strange."
An examination of Richard Linklater's "Boyhood," how it deals with time and influence, and its relation to Dante's "The Divine Comedy."
An interview with Richard Linklater, writer/director of "Boyhood."
The longest film ever made; Social media spawns outrage; Kanye West is a sanctimonious prat; Binge-watching can be good medicine; 10 films mishandled by the MPAA.
The latest and greatest additions to streaming services like Netflix, Amazon, and more.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports on the 2014 Ebertfest, including appearances by Oliver Stone & Spike Lee.
The death of modern malls; Matthew Weiner talks Mad Men; Spike Lee is coming to Ebertfest; Nicolas Cage on film critics and being famous; Daze and Confused and growing up.
Links to all the essays about our picks for who deserves Oscars during this week-long event. Updated daily.
Brian Tallerico champions "Before Midnight" for Best Adapted Screenplay.
The Producers Guild, the Writers Guild and the Directors Guild have all weighed in. How good are they as predictors of the Oscars?
Links to all our coverage of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
The nominations from the Producers Guild, Screen Actors Guild and the Writers Guild have announced their nominations, and the Oscars race is starting to come into focus.
An exhaustive list of Top 10s by RogerEbert.com contributors.
Missing Roger's Oscars prognostications and his top ten lists. And making a list of my own.
The Oscars race has hit a holiday lull. It's a good time to pause and take stock of nominations.
Paul Rudd is Ant Man; Richard Linklater on "Before Midnight's" fight scene; why stars we dig often work with stars we despise; "G.B.F." was rated R for being gay; "Her" and the sad-sack sensitive man.
MIchel Gondry's new documentary about Noam Chomsky fits into Gondry's body of work, if you look at his whole body of work and not just the most popular films.
Mark your calendar for April 23–27, 2014 and get your pass while they last.
The aesthetic politics of filming black skin; saving Memphis; a Richard Linklater retrospective; "Fisher King" commentary; bankrupting emergency care.
Richard Linklater's long-gestating"Boyhood"; "Gravity" opens Venice Film Festival; how social media giants should police their sites; haters are gonna hate; life is meaningless in "The Canyons"; Obama's speech commemorating the March on Washington's 50th anniversary; a '70s Tom Waits documentary.
Director David Gordon Green has had a remarkably eclectic career, from delicate indies like "George Washington" to stoner comedy "Your Highness," with stops along the way for the "Halftime in America" Chrysler ad and episodes of HBO's "Eastbound & Down." What keeps him going?
Seongyong Cho sings the praises of Richard Linklater's quirky small-town true-crime comedy "Bernie."