Keanu is fun, and even sometimes outright hilarious, but it doesn’t live up to the skills of its central performers.
Matt Zoller Seitz is the Editor-in-Chief of RogerEbert.com. He is also the TV critic for New York Magazine & Vulture.com, and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism.
A Brooklyn-based writer and filmmaker, Seitz has written, narrated, edited or produced over a hundred hours’ worth of video essays about cinema history and style for The Museum of the Moving Image and The L Magazine, among other outlets. His five part 2009 video essay Wes Anderson: The Substance of Style was later spun off into the hardcover book The Wes Anderson Collection. Seitz is the founder and original editor of The House Next Door, now a part of Slant Magazine, and the publisher of Press Play, a blog of film and TV criticism and video essays. He is the director of the 2005 romantic comedy "Home" and the forthcoming science fiction epic "Rabbit of the Sith." He is currently writing memoir titled "All the Things that Remind Me of Her."
Reflections on a marriage, and what came after.
Why the Editors of RogerEbert.com chose today's 13 reviews to represent the breadth and talent of Roger Ebert on the anniversary of his passing.
30 Minutes on the latest by Jeff Nichols ("Take Shelter," "Mud").
I cannot in good conscience endorse the event at this moment by adding my name to the program.
The RogerEbert.com staff pick for the Oscar for the Best Picture of 2015.
A brief consideration of Michael and Mark Polish's Northfork, which will play Ebertfest 2016.
Art is not an endurance test.
The greatest Man Cave movie of the last 10 years, made to be viewed from a black leather sofa.
A brief consideration of "Taxi Driver," still Scorsese's masterpiece.
Billy Wilder's groundbreaking comedy-drama still has the power to wound.