Just Getting Started
Just Getting Started never really gets going. It only kept me thinking, “Is this ever just going to finish?”
* This filmography is not intended to be a comprehensive list of this artist’s work. Instead it reflects the films this person has been involved with that have been reviewed on this site.
A review of two of the biggest games of 2017, a pair that use World War II in very different ways.
An article about Roger Ebert's August 19th induction ceremony into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame at the American Writers Museum and reprint of lovely speech by Milos Stehlik
An in-depth look at an ambitious retrospective at NYC's Film Society of Lincoln Center that celebrates one of cinema's greatest years.
Dan Callahan pays tribute to the late art-house goddess.
An interview with author Pascal Mérigeau, whose latest work celebrates the life of filmmaker Jean Renoir.
A tribute to the late, great Abbas Kiarostami.
An interview with filmmaker Lars von Trier at the Cannes Film Festival.
The latest and greatest on Blu-ray and DVD, including Room, The Big Short, Carol, and many more.
A tribute to the late Jacques Rivette.
An interview with experimental filmmaker Mark Rappaport.
A celebration of actresses Jane Birkin and Charlotte Gainsbourg in anticipation of an upcoming series at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in NYC.
An interview with director Kent Jones about his documentary "Hitchcock/Truffaut."
A review of Kent Jones' "Hitchcock/Truffaut" from the Telluride Film Festival.
The latest on Blu-ray/DVD, including "The Knick," "Day For Night," and "Unfriended."
On the wealth of new books and materials about Orson Welles on his 100th birthday.
An interview with "Goodbye to Language" actress Héloïse Godet from the 17th annual Ebertfest.
Scout Tafoya analyzes the unique narrative of "Jauja" with Viggo Mortensen.
Donald Liebenson chats with actor/comedian/writer Patton Oswalt about his new book "Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life From an Addiction to Film."
A supporting actress smackdown; 25 essential short films; Scorsese on story vs. plot; "Guardians" needs more faith in itself; Warren, Jerry & Carlos Danger.
An FFC shares memories of the Los Angeles Theater scene.
Cohen Media Group has made a name for itself as a boutique DVD and Blu-ray label, bringing overlooked and under-appreciated works of cinema to new audiences.
An exhaustive list of Top 10s by RogerEbert.com contributors.
Video essays on Wes Anderson, including all seven chapters of "The Wes Anderson Collection" and all five chapters of "Wes Anderson: The Substance of Style."
Sheila writes: BAFTA-award winning "Pitch Black Heist" is a 13-minute film directed and written by John Maclean, starring Michael Fassbender and Liam Cunningham (reunited after their 28-minute one-take scene in Steve McQueen's 2008 film "Hunger"). Here, they play two criminals hired to crack a safe. The only catch is that they must do their work in the dark: any light at all will trigger the alarm. Elegantly filmed in black-and-white, it's a taut fun little thriller with a twist ending. In case the video doesn't work here, you can also view it at Cinephilia and Beyond.
For the second in his ongoing series, filmmaker and blogger Scout Tafoya looks at the remarkable Cannes Film Festival of 1968, when the festival came to a screeching halt in the face of real-world upheaval. (Check out his amazing look at Cannes 1960 here.)The complete transcripts:Part 1