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Barry Levinson

Reviews

Paterno (2018)
The Wizard of Lies (2017)
Rock the Kasbah (2015)
The Humbling (2015)
The Bay (2012)
Envy (2004)
Bandits (2001)
Wag the Dog (1998)
Sphere (1998)
Sleepers (1996)
Disclosure (1994)
Toys (1992)
Bugsy (1991)
Avalon (1990)
Rain Man (1988)
Tin Men (1987)
First Love (1971)

Blog Posts

Ebert Club

#332 July 10, 2018

Matt writes: I just returned from covering the 53rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in the Czech Republic, where I saw some excellent films, and got the chance to meet many extraordinary people. The full table of contents contains links to my conversations with Terry Gilliam, Richard Linklater, Barry Levinson, Caleb Landry Jones, Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Denis O'Hare and "Leave No Trace" star Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie. You will also find reviews of such unmissable titles as "Cold War," "Putin's Witnesses," "Girl," "Winter Flies," "Crystal Swan," "Museum," "Moments" and more.

Features

Thumbnails 8/21/15

Lessons learned from "Rosemary's Baby"; What's missing from "Straight Outta Compton"; Keith Gordon on "The Singing Detective"; Rose McGowan's feminist revolution; Memories of Musso & Frank.

Far Flungers

A world of apartheid and apartness

Sometimes people learn a hard life lesson about their world when they are young and innocent. Molly, a young white South African girl in "A World Apart" (1988), learns it in a way far more hurtful than usual. She wants her normal comfortable life to resume again, but her world is Johannesburg in the 1960s. She begins to grasp lots of injustices in her world, even while confused and hurt a lot by her parents as well as what happens to her and her family.

May contain spoilers