The running time of his new picture Winter Sleep, three hours and change, suggests weight, but at it happens, this movie struck me as both…
On June 21, 2014, “Life Itself” opened the Hamptons Film Festival at Guild Hall in East Hampton, New York. RogerEbert.com publisher Chaz Ebert and editor-in-chief Matt Zoller Seitz were guests at the event and participated in a post-screening Q&A with Alec Baldwin and Hamptons Film Festival artistic director David Nugent afterward.
True story, kind of.
Set at a dinner party on a night when a passing comet does strange things to the universe, "Coherence" is a great example of how to make a lot from a little.
A two-character drama about gender relations and sadomasochism, directed by Roman Polanski? Sounds like a sure thing. It's not.
MZS takes a hard-hitting, investigative look at his dad.
The sequel to "21 Jump Street" is post-entertainment entertainment. The joke's on everyone.
Tom Cruise saves the world again, but it takes a tremendous amount of effort and many, many lives to do it.
Let's make a game of it.
Scout Tafoya's series on critically reviled but substantive movies continues with Peter Bogdanovich's 1975 musical "At Long Last Love."
Contrived and formulaic but also sweet and brilliantly acted, "The Grand Seduction" is a comedy in the tradition of "The Full Monty" and "Billy Elliott," about a dying Newfoundland fishing town hatching in a complex deception to lure a petroleum plant.