Matt writes: It was the day after the Cubs had won the World Series. With fans cheering and cars honking into the early morning hours, I had gotten no sleep. And yet nothing was going to stop me from interviewing James Redford (son of Robert) about his insightful documentary, “Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope.”
Expressing our gratitude to Managing Editor Brian Tallerico, who has now been a part of the RogerEbert.com team for six years.
An article about "Jojo Rabbit" winning the TIFF Grolsch People's Choice Award and its director Taika Waititi wins the Ebert Director Award at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.
An overview of twelve films in the 2019 Venice Film Festival that get my thumbs-up vote.
Matt writes: On August 11th, the African American Film Critics Association held its inaugural TV Honors ceremony, co-hosted by AAFCA president Gil Robertson IV and RogerEbert.com publisher Chaz Ebert. Ava DuVernay's Netflix series, "When They See Us," about the exonerated Central Park Five, earned four accolades, including Best Limited Series, Best Writing, Best Ensemble and Best Breakthrough Performance (the brilliant Jharrel Jerome).
An article about New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi receiving the Ebert Director Award at the annual Toronto International Film Festival during the TIFF Tribute Gala Awards.
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.
Horror has long been a vehicle for expressing the ways in which relationships of different generations crumble.
An essay by Lindsey Romain about Postcards from the Edge, as excerpted from the latest edition of online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room.
Matt Fagerholm make his case for why "Mary Poppins Returns" is the best reimagining of a Disney classic to date.
A deep dive into the acting career of Glenn Close, celebrating a performer who gets more out of stillness than almost any other actor.
An article about five male and five female writers who are gender balancing RogerEbert.com's regular rotation of film critics.
A report from the first day of the Television Critics Association press tour, with the latest on "Deadwood," "Sharp Objects," Jennifer Garner's "Camping" and more.