A stellar high school comedy with an A+ cast, a brilliant script loaded with witty dialogue, eye-catching cinematography, swift editing, and a danceable soundtrack.
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An article about Champ Clark's one-act play,"Wild Son: The Testimony of Christian Brando," currently running at Santa Monica Playhouse through May 26th, performed by John Mese.
A Far Flung Correspondent takes a look at the Paul Newman classic The Hustler.
An interview with film critic, programmer, and journalist Elvis Mitchell.
A tribute to the legendary Italian filmmaker, Bernardo Bertolucci.
A report from the New York Film Festival on two new films and a classic.
An interview with writer/director/star Ike Barinholtz about his timely comedy, The Oath.
Burt Reynolds' mix of deep talent and light-footed charisma was unique.
Reviews from Fantasia of an American slacker chamber piece, a time travel comedy from New Zealand, and a ghostly comedy from Japan.
Pierre Rissient passed away on May 6th, 2018 at the age of 81. We send our condolences to his friends and family and reprint this article by Roger in his memory.
This month's excerpt from online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room is an essay by Paul Fischer about "A Streetcar Named Desire."
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.
A tribute to the legendary Harry Dean Stanton.
A tribute to Debra Winger, on the occasion of her first leading role in over 20 years in this week's "The Lovers."
An interview with Ethan Hawke.
Some of our favorite performances of 2016.
The latest on Blu-ray, DVD and streaming includes Kubo and the Two Strings, One-Eyed Jacks, Pete's Dragon, and more!
The latest on Blu-ray and DVD including two Criterion Altman releases, Imperium, Anthropoid, Bad Moms, and more!
A look at "The In-Laws" in light of its Criterion Blu-ray release this month.
An essay on the legacy of actress Joan Crawford.
An excerpt from the February 2016 issue of Bright Wall/Dark Room about Keanu Reeves.
"Yeah, well, sometimes nothin' can be a real cool hand."
Contributors to RogerEbert.com each list their favorite films of 2015.
An excerpt from Jason Bailey's book "Richard Pryor: American Id."
The Oscar for Best Actor could come down to a battle between actors considered overdue for their first Oscar.
Sheila writes: Quentin Tarantino's films are often tributes to other films, to other genres, to actors who have made their marks in the past. He loves it all, he has enthusiasm for all. Here, in this really fun Press Play video, Tarantino's visual references to other films are made explicit, shot for shot.