Filmmaker Mike Leigh's biography of the landscape painter J.M.W. Turner is what critics call "austere"—which means it's slow and grim and deliberately hard to love—yet…
"Not since 'Sling Blade' has there been a voice that anybody could do.... Anybody can take a swing at this voice."
"You have to be able to goof on the female politicians just as much, otherwise you really are treating them like they're weaker or something."
Also, she gives credit to Seth Meyers for being the primary writer of the Palin SNL sketches. Classy broad.
(Ebert on John McCain on Letterman, plus clips, here.)
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The ten best films of 2014, as chosen by the film critics of RogerEbert.com.
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Some thoughts on the hit podcast "Serial".