Just Getting Started
Just Getting Started never really gets going. It only kept me thinking, “Is this ever just going to finish?”
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An article about female actors and directors in contention for Oscars this year.
A column on the lack of diversity in this year's potential Oscar nominees.
A look at the career of Willem Dafoe.
In trying to shake-off the political blues, an article highlighting various things that bring me joy.
Three lead actors from Kathryn Bigelow's incendiary ensemble drama talk about influencing the film, its timeliness and more.
25 films we can't wait to check out during the summer movie season.
In search of a more inclusive look at the best directors of all time.
The RogerEbert.com staff says goodbye to Bill Paxton.
A tribute to the late actor and director, Bill Paxton.
A look at what films like "Sully" and "Deepwater Horizon" say about the modern disaster movie.
A review of the new series "Animal Kingdom," premiering June 14 at 9/8c on TNT.
An updated look at the history of women in film from Carrie Rickey.
How Nick Hornby became one of the most valuable writers for women in Hollywood.
An interview with Joel Edgerton, star/writer/director of "The Gift."
The June 2015 installment of Bright Wall/Dark Room featuring an in-depth analysis of the controversy regarding "Zero Dark Thirty."
Jim Hemphill on "The Trouble with the Truth"; 1980s Atlanta as a backdrop of the future; How to make Blu-rays relevant again; Recreating Klimt; In defense of Trevor Noah.
The dangers of stock photo modeling; Nancy Reagan refused to help Rock Hudson; Bed bugs may be splitting into new species; Hollywood's white-guy problem; Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara.
Chatting with Björk; Life and death in Senegal; Why "Life Itself" was snubbed; Disney rejects George Lucas; "American Sniper" is not war propaganda.
Open-office trend destroys workplace; Dark day for women in Hollywood; Matt Zoller Seitz on Wes Anderson; Hollywood absent from Oscars; Michael Phillips on "American Sniper."
Predictions for the eight major categories in the 87th Annual Academy Awards.
Hollywood's toxic addiction to franchises; Looking back on "Wolf of Wall Street"; "Avatar" left no pop culture footprint; Elf on the Shelf is dangerous; North Korea is not funny.
A piece on the first wave of critics groups awards and some predictions for SAG and the Golden Globe nominees.
Remembering Mike Nichols; Kathryn Bigelow's experimental short; The rational wonders of Christopher Nolan; Interviewing Billy Wilder; RIP Leigh Chapman.
An interview with Jessica Chastain, star of "Miss Julie," opening tonight at the Chicago International Film Festival.
An interview with the legendary Liv Ullmann, at this year's TIFF with "Miss Julie."