A mostly pleasant surprise in a year that has produced a lack of stellar animated outings.
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A list of films and special events to check out when attending this year's Chicago International Film Festival.
A review of the new HBO anthology series from Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass.
A report on three films from the second weekend of the Tribeca Film Festival.
A look at what's coming to theaters this January through April.
Some of our favorite performances of 2016.
Matt writes: The latest honor for Steve James' acclaimed Roger Ebert documentary, "Life Itself," arrived on September 21st at the 37th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, where the film won an accolade for Outstanding Editing. Chaz Ebert provided her own in-depth coverage of the ceremony, which included a lifetime achievement award for trailblazing documentarian Stanley Nelson. "Life Itself" is currently available to stream for free until Friday, October 7th.
A preview of the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.
A TV critic's picks for the best TV of 2015-16.
A review of Netflix's "Love" and HBO's "Togetherness" & "Girls".
Lost Marx Brothers film; Remembering "The Warriors"; "Diary of a Teenage Girl" director Marielle Heller; David M. Rosenthal on "The Perfect Guy"; Home for Hollywood dreamers and dropouts.
What should be nominated for Emmys this year? Let us guide the way.
An interview with Nick Kroll, star of "Adult Beginners."
A report on six films from Sundance 2015, including "The D Train," "Partisan," and "Sleeping with Other People."
Rise of the black British actor in America; The gaze of "Foxcatcher"; Chris Kyle was a hate-filled killer; Sophia Takal on "The Lego Movie"; Sorry celebrities, the TCA does not clap.
A bi-weekly feature on the best new streaming and Blu-ray releases, including "Comet," "L'Avventura," "Les Blank: Always For Pleasure," "Starry Eyes," and more.
A preview of the 2014 Chicago International Film Festival.
An interview with Mark Duplass, writer and star of "The One I Love."
Highlights and schedule for the 2014 Chicago Critics Film Festival.
TV comedy has never been more about its female comedians and two of the best return next week in Amy Schumer and Mindy Kaling.
Sam Fragoso ranks all 22 films he saw at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
Sam Fragoso on two films at the Sundance Film Festival.
For serious cinema fans, romantic comedy have become dirty words in the post-Meg Ryan era. That's what makes the films of Seattle-based indie writer-director Lynn Shelton so refreshing: They're romantic and comedic without ever being formulaic.
Marie writes: As some of you may know, it was Roger's 70th birthday on June 18 and while I wasn't able to give the Grand Poobah what I suspect he'd enjoy most...
Siskel & Ebert fight over a toy train (1988)