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…
Helen Hunt directs herself in this story of a brittle New York book editor who begins healing old wounds by learning how to surf.
Avengers: Age of Ultron is bigger, louder and messier than the first Avengers, but hits more original notes.
An appreciation of Time Magazine writer Richard Corliss.
Though it's hampered by rather bloodless lead performances, this story of an ageless woman and her two great loves finds its tone in its second half, becoming a sentimental opera about commitment, loss and transcendence.
Russell Crowe's directorial debut, a drama about a man trying to save three sons who disappeared at the battle of Galliipoli, wants to be a mournful antiwar film and a rousing adventure, impulses that don't match well.
While it's amazingly thorough in its choice of subjects, the documentary Misery Loves Comedy is ultimately too fractured to make any one point clearly.
A reposting of Godfrey Cheshire's landmark essay in anticipation of the Critic's Forum at Ebertfest.
This is one of the great modern films about big cities and the mostly unacknowledged psychic toll of living in them.
This is a rare commercial film in which every scene, sequence, composition and line deepens the screenplay's themes.
"The Unloved" series continues with a neglected recent gem by John Carpenter.