One never senses judgment from Dano, Kazan, Gyllenhaal, or Mulligan—they recognize that there’s beauty even in the mistakes we make in life. It’s what makes…
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From a bestselling work of young adult fiction comes a political melodrama made with a theatrical audience in mind.
A wish list in honor of my birthday. #birthdaywishlist
Peter Bogdanovich, film historian and filmmaker, talks about Buster Keaton, the subject of his new documentary.
An article about the 41st Mill Valley Film Festival honoring USC Annenberg associate professor Stacy L. Smith and devoting 45% of its lineup to films by women directors.
An article about the first ever Roger Ebert Symposium entitled "Empathy for the Universe" set for Monday, October 1st, in Urbana.
A thriller that feels new, in many different ways.
Jason Statham versus a very big fish.
Burt Reynolds' mix of deep talent and light-footed charisma was unique.
As we eagerly await Shane Black's The Predator, a look back at The Monster Squad, directed by Fred Dekker.
A look back at my Telluride Film Festival Journal from August 28th to September 1st, 2008