This is rare, nuanced storytelling, anchored by one of Brad Pitt’s career-best performances and remarkable technical elements on every level. It’s a special film.
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From a childhood of pain, a lifetime of art.
A feature on the career of Leonardo DiCaprio through five performances: Titanic, Catch Me If You Can, The Aviator, Shutter Island, and The Wolf of Wall Street.
A posthumous tribute to two male directors who encouraged audience identification with women onscreen and made opportunities for female film artists.
A piece from a Far-Flung Correspondent on The Lion in Winter.
An essay about the five screen versions of "A Star Is Born," and why George Cukor's 1954 masterpiece still reigns supreme.
A deep dive into the acting career of Glenn Close, celebrating a performer who gets more out of stillness than almost any other actor.
A look back at this past week's TCM Classic Film Festival, including the special guests and screenings.
The latest on Blu-ray and DVD includes "Atomic Blonde," "Wind River," "Your Name," and more.
Hela and Valkyrie are unusual for Marvel and blockbuster movies in general. Both are messy, complicated figures not neatly fitting into the box of villain or potential love interest.
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.
The latest on Blu-ray and streaming services, including "La La Land," "Lion," "Hidden Figures," "Split" and much more!
Molly Haskell speaks with Matt Zoller Seitz about "From Reverence to Rape," "Love and Other Infectious Diseases," "Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films" and more.
A report on the Museum of the Moving Image's Salute to Warren Beatty.
A celebration of the late American playwright, Edward Albee.
An essay on the legacy of actress Joan Crawford.
An Ebertfest 2016 interview with legendary script supervisor Angela Allen by Ebert Fellow Riane Lenzner-White.
An appreciation of the late novelist and filmmaker Nora Ephron.
Rise of American authoritarianism; Dream of the political truth-teller; Jerry Lewis and Martin Scorsese; Hilarity of "The Lion in Winter"; Hollywood's costly lack of diversity.
Assistant Editor Nick Allen tackles the Movie Love Questionnaire.
An appreciation of Ingrid Bergman on her centenary, with interviews with Pia Lindstrom, Ingrid Rossellini and Isabella Rossellini.
An FFC comments on the controversy surrounding Cameron Crowe's Aloha.
Shoes that put women in their place; Best and worst of Cannes 2015; O Martyr My Martyr; John Williams on "Star Wars: Episode VII"; Jane Fonda on plastic surgery.
A review of "In the Company of Legends" by Joan Kramer and David Heeley.
Editor in Chief Matt Zoller Seitz responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.
An interview with Oscar winner Hilary Swank, star of Tommy Lee Jones' "The Homesman."