At its best, Blaze feels like a cinematic translation of not just Blaze Foley’s life but his music, anchored by two incredibly likable, lived-in performances.
* 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 dispatch on four films from the Midnight program of this year's Sundance Film Festival.
Matt writes: The 2017 installment of the Sundance Film Festival, running from January 19th through the 29th in Park City, Utah, is making headlines with its latest slate of enticing titles, and RogerEbert.com is providing in-depth coverage there every day. Take a look at Nick Allen's preview article for an overview of the most anticipated selections, and skim through our site's Sundance section to find an updated list of the most recent articles. For a supremely fascinating flashback, check out Roger Ebert's article about the first Sundance Film Festival, published on July 5th, 1981.
A preview of what's playing at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, including some recommendations from what we've seen so far.
A collection of some of our favorite interviews from 2016.
Premieres, Midnights, Special Events and more have been announced for next month's Sundance Film Festival.
The latest on Blu-ray and DVD, including "The Invitation," "Sing Street," "Louder Than Bombs," "Keanu" and "Hardcore Henry."
Karyn Kusama is not going away; Why music biopics fall flat; Pupinia Stewart is stealing my sanity; Interactive storytelling reshaping cinema; Price of "Girlfriend Experience" too high.
Director Karyn Kusama talks about her indie thriller The Invitation.
A look at female-directed horror films of 2014, including "The Babadook," "The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears" and "Sleepwalker."
CANNES, France -- Since my last dispatch I have seen nine films, four of them more than three hours long, bringing my Cannes total to 16 movies in six days. I feel like the hero of "A Clockwork Orange," who had his eyelids propped open with toothpicks while cinema was force-fed into his brain.
CANNES, France -- The big stars don't like to stay in town. It's more prestigious for them, and no doubt more comfortable, to stay 45 minutes away at the Hotel du Cap d'Antibes, which is the kind of hotel where it is not an affectation but a necessity to pull out a big roll of bills of high denominations, because the Hotel du Cap accepts no checks or credit cards only cash. Cash for everything. Cash for rooms, cash for drinks, cash for a towel in the beach cabana.
PARK CITY, Utah I spend a lot of my time at the Sundance Film Festival being told I am at the wrong movie. Think how I felt when "Saving Grace," a comedy set in Cornwall and starring Brenda ("Secrets and Lies") Blethyn made this year's top distribution deal of $4 million, and a local TV station asked me what I thought about it. "Saving who?" I asked.