A stellar high school comedy with an A+ cast, a brilliant script loaded with witty dialogue, eye-catching cinematography, swift editing, and a danceable soundtrack.
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A great lead performance and some nice moments can't compensate for a disappointingly reactionary framework.
There's a moment when you get lost in a memory so intense that when you emerge, you aren't sure if you've been spacing out for a second or a minute. That's where Nicolas Roeg's cinema lived.
Matt writes: The 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, which wrapped on September 16th, had so many enticing selections guaranteed to be major contenders this awards season, and RogerEbert.com was there to cover them all.
Reviews from the Cannes Film Festival of three world premieres.
A review of the new Hulu/BBC series starring Jim Sturgess and Agyness Deyn.
Clare Cooney on "Runner"; Uma Thurman on "The Parisian Woman"; Condoning conduct of Hollywood tyrants; Godfather of Indian gangster films; Misogyny of "Blade Runner 2049."
An article about this year's installment of the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival.
Highlights of CIFF 2017; Frances McDormand's Difficult Women; Interview with Sananda Maitreya; Denis Villeneuve on "Blade Runner 2049"; Crimes of Harvey Weinstein.
An obituary for the late Tom Petty.
An excerpt about "Twin Peaks" from the latest articles published by online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room.
A report on classic films restored and presented at this year's Venice Film Festival.
An interview with director Michael Winterbottom about "The Trip to Spain," the third installment in his food trilogy.
A report from San Diego Comic-Con on the future "Psych" movie.
A celebration of the late Jonathan Demme.
An essay on Prince's masculinity, artistry and blackness.
A critic spends an entire year watching Woody Allen films and reports on the experience.
The staff remembers Carrie Fisher.
A tribute to the one and only Leonard Cohen.
Psychedelia with a smile.
A look at what films like "Sully" and "Deepwater Horizon" say about the modern disaster movie.
A preview of the 54th New York Film Festival, including "Son of Joseph," "The Rehearsal," "Graduation," "Sieranevada" and much more.
A recap of the Plaza Classic Film Festival, which ran in El Paso, Texas from August 4 - 14.
An excerpt from the June 2016 issue of Bright Wall/Dark Room about Prince and "Purple Rain."
The feminine grotesque; Burn the witch; Memoirs of postmodern Orientalism; On "Death Becomes Her"; Chatting with hosts of "Black on Black Cinema" podcast.
On the contrasting critical receptions of Beyonce's "Lemonade" and Radiohead's "Burn the Witch."