Bartosz Bielenia is never less than totally compelling.
* 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 the new Star Wars spin-off, The Mandalorian.
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.
A tribute to the legendary Sid Haig.
An interview with the legendary critic J. Hoberman on the release of his book Make My Day.
David Fowlie reports on the special presentations he saw at last week's Star Wars Celebration in Chicago.
The Mandalorian, a live-action Star Wars series, starts in November.
The most comprehensive guide imaginable for the first three Star Wars films.
John McNaughton talks about the making of his underrated 1993 film, Mad Dog and Glory, on the occasion of a special edition Blu-ray release from Kino Lorber.
An interview with Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss and Deborah Kolar, daughter of Robert Shaw, about Steven Spielberg's "Jaws."
Matt Fagerholm make his case for why "Mary Poppins Returns" is the best reimagining of a Disney classic to date.
A collection of Roger's reviews of the first six films in the "Star Wars" franchise.
Gerardo Valero tackles the latest "Star Wars" film.
An interview with author Charles Taylor about his new book.
A writer and his BB-8 watch all eight of the "Star Wars" films in numerical order.
Rest in Peace, Al Nalbandian; Merging of Hollywood and China; Nnedi Okorafor on whitewashing; Decline of the Western; Kristen Stewart on bisexuality.
A celebration of director David Lynch's filmography in anticipation of an upcoming retrospective at the IFC Center in New York.
Chaz Ebert highlights films with the potential to get us through the confusing political times of the Trump presidency.
A preview of what's playing at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, including some recommendations from what we've seen so far.
Matt writes: At the end of a year overwhelmed with loss, it was devastating to lose two of the brightest stars in the Hollywood galaxy, a mother and daughter duo for the ages. Debbie Reynolds and her daughter, Carrie Fisher, each achieved stardom at age 19—the former in 1952’s “Singin’ in the Rain,” the latter in 1977’s “Star Wars.” These pictures will forever stand as two of the all-time greatest entertainments, and Roger Ebert penned Great Movies essays on both of them, claiming that “there is no movie musical more fun” than “Singin’ in the Rain,” while hailing “Star Wars” as a masterpiece that “melded a new generation of special effects with the high-energy action picture.”
The staff remembers Carrie Fisher.
The forces behind San Diego Comic-Con have launched a new con-centric channel, featuring "Kings of Con," "Con Man" and "Mark Hamill's Pop Culture Quest."
A CIFF 2016 dispatch on Fisher Stevens and Alexis Bloom's "Bright Lights," Julia Ducournau’s "Raw," and Ken Loach's "I, Daniel Blake."
A celebration of Brian De Palma's "Carrie" on the occasion of its 40th anniversary and a new Collector's Edition Blu-ray from Shout! Factory.
A tribute to the late comedy mastermind, Garry Marshall.
An excerpt from the July 2016 issue of Bright Wall/Dark Room about Steven Spielberg and "Empire of the Sun."