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 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.
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.
An essay about Christopher Nolan's "Dunkirk," from the latest edition of the online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room.