A Letter to Momo
Even scenes that work, such as a climax on a rain-soaked bridge, feel like they could have been trimmed by a few hand-drawn frames. Maybe…
The Sundance premiere of the Roger Ebert documentary "Life Itself" was a cathartic experience for filmmakers, subjects and viewers alike.
Matt Zoller Seitz interviews Steve James, director of "Life Itself," a documentary adapting Roger Ebert's memoir.
If the gladiator-women-in-a-dungeon thriller "Raze" had come out in 1975, Quentin Tarantino would never stop talking about it.
Less a nuanced documentary than a cry of rage, this nonfiction film about the $50 million "divorce industry" will make an ideal gift for anyone who's recently been through an expensive split-up.
An interview with New Zealand stuntwoman Zoë Bell, best known for hanging on the hood of Kurt Russell's car in "Death Proof," now the star of her own action vehicle, "Raze"
Actor-filmmaker Takeshi Kitano's sequel to "Outrage" goes "Beyond" the original's violence. Unfortunately, early hints that the film will be an exceptionally bloody workplace satire don't pan out; its a fairly standard cross-doublecross gangster drama that aspires to be a Japanese "The Godfather, Part II" but suffers from a jumbled and perfunctory second half.
Directed by James Franco and Travis Mathews, "Int. Leather Bar" is a pseudo-documentary imagining the 40 minutes that the MPAA made director William Friedkin cut from his 1980 thriller "Cruising."
The Unloved, Scout Tafoya's video essay series about critically reviled films that deserve more respect, continues with an an appreciation of "John Carter."
Matt Zoller Seitz's Top 10 films of 2013.
I'm obsessed with Marlon Brando. I don't know if it's because of his genius or because when I imitate him, I sound like Popeye.