Bridge of Spies
Bridge of Spies is a daring, studied and mannered true story that is at once remarkably genuine and deeply cinematic at the same time.
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."
Everything that can be said about "I Am Big Bird" in 30 minutes.
The trailer debut for Tom Roston's "I Lost It At The Video Store."
Round two in a feature where Matt writes for exactly 30 minutes about a movie and then publishes whatever he's got. This round: Steven Soderbergh's "The Limey."
Debut of a new feature wherein Matt writes for exactly 30 minutes about a movie and then publishes whatever he's got. First up: John Woo's "The Killer."
A modest proposal to improve web journalism and web content generally.
A critic dreams about the return of HBO's "Deadwood."
An interview with the director of The Act of Killing and The Look of Silence, Joshua Oppenheimer.
"Inside Out" normalizes sadness. That's one of reasons it's great.
An appreciation of the online film magazine The Dissolve, which closed its doors today.
On the look and sound of "The Third Man."