Bombshell is both light on its feet and a punch in the gut.
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As of this writing, Todd Phillips’ “Joker" has earned nearly $1 billion globally, making it one of the most successful comic book movies ever released. But the discourse surrounding it will outlive this moment. No comic book-derived film since "Black Panther " has sparked more commentary, although the discussion surrounding this one has been more oppositional than anything else, and clouded by bad faith on every side.
On three Midnight Madness films from TIFF, including a darling that worked its way here all the way from Park City.
A review of a quasi-Batman prequel premiering on Epix about Alfred Pennyworth of all people.
A remembrance of award-winning filmmaker and Ebert Symposium guest Toni Myers.
A look back through Christian Bale's filmography, highlighting five roles that define his career.
An appreciation of Batman: Mask of the Phantasm as its 25th anniversary approaches.
The latest on Blu-ray and DVD, including Solo, Leave No Trace, and Three Identical Strangers.
On the new Criterion release of Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life, which includes a new 50-minute-longer extended cut of the masterpiece.
Christopher Nolan gave a master class Saturday afternoon at Cannes, one day before presenting an "unrestored" version of "2001: A Space Odyssey."
A report on the second day of Ebertfest, which included a massive critic's panel and three very special films.
A recap of the opening night of Ebertfest.
A Look back at the origins of Ebertfest twenty years ago and a look forward to Ebertfest 2018.
A report from the Oscar press room at the 90th Academy Awards.
An interview with the legendary Rutger Hauer about acting in the Biblical epic, "Samson."
A history of Gary Oldman's performances.
An article about the 2018 Academy Award nominees.
The winners of the 75th annual Golden Globes.
The winners for the 2017 Chicago Film Critics Association.
An article about the 2018 nominees of the Golden Globe Awards.
The 2017 nominees for the Chicago Film Critics Association.
A number of Oscar contenders have impressed this year with their abundance of talent onscreen.
A column on the lack of diversity in this year's potential Oscar nominees.
An essay about Christopher Nolan's "Dunkirk," from the latest edition of the online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room.
"The Glass Castle" tidies up a disturbing memoir; Paranoid style; Watching "Dunkirk" with autism; Bill Pullman remembers John Candy; Last hurrah of "Beach Party."
A piece on the structure of Dunkirk and how it impacts storytelling.