The plot opts for cop-out sentimentality and begins to melt into goo.
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Jan P. Matuszyński’s debut feature, which can be seen this week as a part of the New Directors/New Films festival, is the finest movie to come from Poland in the last 25 years.
An excerpt from the February 2017 issue of online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room about "Frost/Nixon."
An interview with author Pascal Mérigeau, whose latest work celebrates the life of filmmaker Jean Renoir.
Fellini's major but overlooked "Roma" has received an excellent restoration by the Criterion Collection.
An article about the African-American Film Critic's Association's announcement that 2016 is the best year for Blacks in cinema.
A tribute to the one and only Leonard Cohen.
The latest on Blu-ray and DVD including two Criterion Altman releases, Imperium, Anthropoid, Bad Moms, and more!
A report on the Museum of the Moving Image's Salute to Warren Beatty.
Still grimly funny and bracingly nasty after nearly fifty years, this is a world-weary anti-authority comedy fronted by Lee Marvin's knife-blade face.
A celebration of the cult classic "The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension," in light of the film's release on Shout! Factory Blu-ray.
The latest on Blu-ray, including collector's editions of masterpieces from Robert Altman and Michael Mann.
FFC Seongyong Cho on Paul Weitz's "Grandma."
Alissa Wilkinson picks one of her favorite reviews by Roger Ebert.
Albert Brooks on "Defending Your Life"; Profile of Frank Sinatra Jr.; Comic Con on the couch; Sean J.S. Jourdan on "Teddy Boy"; Sterling Hayden's towering screen presence.
A PA recalls working with PTA on "There Will Be Blood"; Sarasota Film Festival unveils line-up; Paul Reubens on Phil Hartman; The devil down south; Academy apologizes for Asian jokes.
A report on three highlights from the 2016 New Directors/New Films festival.
An interview with film critic Owen Gleiberman about his new book Movie Freak: My Life Watching Movies.
A report on the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards.
An op-ed on how the decision to move the Lifetime Achievement Oscar off the telecast hurts us all.
A piece on Wim Wenders' "The American Friend," released on Blu-ray by Criterion tomorrow.
An interview with an early collaborator of the late cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond.
An obituary for the late Oscar-winning cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond.
The writers of RogerEbert.com on some of our favorite performances of 2015.
An interview with "James White" director Josh Mond and star Christopher Abbott.
Moira Walley-Beckett’s dreary STARZ series borrows many of its melodramatic clichés from Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan.”