How to Be Single
Think of "How to Be Single" as a cinematic Whitman’s Sampler: There are enough pieces that work to offset the pieces that don’t.
Matt Fagerholm is an Assistant Editor at Ebert
Publishing and is a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association. He
spent four years writing film reviews and interviews for
HollywoodChicago.com and has contributed to a variety of publications
including Time Out Chicago, The A.V. Club and Magill's Cinema Annual. His writing/editing experience includes serving as Assistant A&E Editor at the Columbia Chronicle and a full-time writer at the Woodstock Independent. He is a monthly guest on Vocalo radio's The Morning AMp program, and is also the founder of Indie Outlook, a blog and podcast featuring
exclusive interviews with some of the most exciting voices in modern
independent filmmaking. Follow him on Twitter at @IndieOutlook.
Why "The Revenant" was hard for me; Joanna Coates and Daniel Metz on "Amorous"; Scorsese's "The Age of Innocence"; Horror films are scarier than in the past; Teaching VR filmmaking.
An article about the 7th Annual African-American Film Critics Association Awards.
An interview with writer/director Paul Dalio and actor Luke Kirby of "Touched With Fire."
An interview with Marielle Heller, writer/director of "The Diary of a Teenage Girl."
An interview with Benjamin Walker and Teresa Palmer, the stars of "The Choice."
So tired of slave movies; Abuses in NYC ticketing industry; Rosenbaum on "La belle noiseuse"; Hollywood's Westmore family; Studios push for digital screeners.
Remembering "The Last of the Mohicans"; Daniel Radcliffe's farting corpse; The most recalcitrant "ism" of all; László Nemes and Géza Röhrig on "Son of Saul"; Roger Deakins on "Hail, Caesar!"
Being black and gay in Hollywood; Phil Joanou on "The Veil"; When white actors play other races; Bold risks taken by filmmakers last year; How abortions on TV don't reflect reality.
The shaming of Robert De Niro; Disappointment invades "The 5th Wave"; Christopher Jason Bell on "The Winds That Scatter"; Why the #OscarsSoWhite fuss matters; Boxing's greatest muse.
Stakes high in "Chi-Raq"; Problem with "Danish Girl"; K.K. Barrett teams with Kid Koala; Malick remains elusive; Emma Thompson on Alan Rickman.