The fact that he doesn’t try to redeem these flawed, fascinating figures—or even try to make you like them in the slightest way—feels like an…
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
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R.I.P. Chantal Akerman; Colin Healey on "Homemakers"; Rick Moranis isn't retired; Taking a stand against sexism in Hollywood; Eli Roth on "Knock Knock."
An interview with Davis Guggenheim, director of "He Named Me Malala."
Cinema unlocks man's coma; Psychology of Voldemort; Edward Zwick on "Pawn Sacrifice"; Dann Gire on "Sicario"; "Happy Birthday" copyright invalidated by judge.
Revisiting "Gates of Heaven"; Cops and doughnuts: a love story; Angelyne on celeb culture; Simpler era of "For Your Consideration"; Print is far from dead.
An interview with writer/director Ramin Bahrani and actor Noah Lomax of "99 Homes."
Martin Stirling's "Most Shocking Second a Day Video"; Queer films about straight people; Misunderstood "GoodFellas"; Chatting with Steve Kloves; Sex in David Lynch films.
A review of ABC's "The Muppets."
Celebrate Character Day; George Lucas's Visual Symmetry; Understanding feminist criticism; Legacy of Muppeteer Steve Whitmire; Sarah Silverman on P.C. culture backlash.
An interview with Julie Delpy, writer/director/star of "Lolo."
Reviews of TIFF 2015 selections "Downriver," "We Monsters," "Homesick" and "Keeper."