What Céline Sciamma is interested in is "moments." There are many moments that linger in the mind long after the film has ended.
Links to RogerEbert.com editor Matt Zoller Seitz discussing "Seinfeld," which turns 25 this week, and which helped pave the way for a wave of acclaimed series starring characters you wouldn't want to know in life.
Richard Linklater's drama about a young boy growing into manhood is also a film about the fleeting nature of existence.
This sequel to the 2011 "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" is thoughtful, brutal, and operatically committed to its premise.
A moving, funny, raucous, wide-ranging look at the man who founded this site.
The latest in Scout Tafoya's series, The Unloved--"Pola X."
"Do the Right Thing" at 25.
This documentary about emergency medical care is bleak and informative, and ultimately heartbreaking.
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.