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.
The director of "Mandy" talks about making his gorgeous revenge epic and working with Nicolas Cage.
A report from the first day of the Television Critics Association press tour, with the latest on "Deadwood," "Sharp Objects," Jennifer Garner's "Camping" and more.
A look at the legacy of "Independence Day," as reflected in films that tried to top it, including its sequel.
On June 21, 2014, “Life Itself” opened the Hamptons Film Festival at Guild Hall in East Hampton, New York. RogerEbert.com publisher Chaz Ebert and editor-in-chief Matt Zoller Seitz were guests at the event and participated in a post-screening Q&A with Alec Baldwin and Hamptons Film Festival artistic director David Nugent afterward.