Just Getting Started
Just Getting Started never really gets going. It only kept me thinking, “Is this ever just going to finish?”
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Tomris Laffly reports on the night that kicked off the 2017 award season.
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 the 2017 Governors Awards ceremony.
A critic considers the death of his father in light of cinema's handling of the end of life.
A look at the contenders for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress this year and how many of them play a historically-beloved role for Oscar, the mother.
A preview of the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, which starts tomorrow.
An interview with author Charles Taylor about his new book.
Chaz Ebert reports on "The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)," "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" and more in her fourth video dispatch from Cannes 2017.
A report from the Cannes Film Festival on the latest from Michael Haneke, Noah Baumbach and Kiyoshi Kurosawa.
A preview of the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
A tribute to Debra Winger, on the occasion of her first leading role in over 20 years in this week's "The Lovers."
An interview with the legendary Sam Schacht about the art of Method Acting.
Gilbert Gottfried's amazing podcast; Michelle Obama's inspiration; Where have all the villains gone; Sand fire destroys famed ranch; Danny DeVito on "The Ratings Game."
Second movie is biggest career hurdle; Filmmakers of "The Videoblogs"; In defense of "The Purge"; Chatting with Michael Ballhaus; Profile of Jesse Eisenberg.
Writer/director Whit Stillman's first three films are now available in a Blu-ray package from the Criterion Collection.
A look at Sam Peckinpah's relationship with violence and women in light of a retrospective at The Lincoln Center in New York.
The latest and greatest on Blu-ray, DVD and streaming, including "Spotlight," "The Danish Girl," and "The Graduate."
A review of Stephen Frears' "The Program" with Ben Foster.
A recap of the 2015 TCM Film Festival.
A dissection of the special features on the Blu-ray of "Life Itself".
Filmmakers behind "Radhe Radhe: Rites of Holi"; Deepwater Horizon and "The Great Invisible"; Of women and their emotions; Frances McDormand on NPR; Neil Marshall on "Alien."
A TIFF report on the new Jason Reitman film, "Ruth & Alex" and "Boychoir."
An interview with Amy Nicholson, author of the definitive book on Tom Cruise.
Remembering Dick Smith; The importance of "Playtime"; Tom Hiddleston's letter to Joss Whedon; The lazy nihilism of Woody Allen; Fan Bingbing to play Anna May Wong.