It becomes repetitive, nonsensical, and just loud after everyone gets an origin story and we're left with nothing to do but go boom.
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An essay on the Elaine May film A New Leaf, as excerpted from the latest issue of Bright Wall/Dark Room.
A tribute to Doris Day.
An interview with director Jonathan Levine about his new romantic comedy, Long Shot.
The astounding and virtually unclassifiable movie from Elaine May gets the Criterion treatment.
An interview with Peter Hedges, writer/director of Ben is Back.
Rescuing "The Other Side of the Wind"; Why Elaine May is a National Treasure; In praise of "Bull"; A decade of Lady Gaga; Why Saying "Me Too" Isn't Enough.
A tribute to the late playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon.
An interview with Keith Carradine and Alan Rudolph.
A look back at the 1988 Best Picture-nominated comedy, "Working Girl."
Jana Monji reports on the panel for "The Shape of Water" that followed after the film's AFI FEST screening.
A tribute to the great cinematographer.
A tribute to the late Carrie Fisher.
An interview with Simon Helberg, star of Stephen Frears' "Florence Foster Jenkins."
For the 30th installment in his series about maligned masterworks, Scout Tafoya examines Hitchcock's dizzying oddities "Torn Curtain" and "Topaz."
An interview with director Rebecca Miller about her film "Maggie's Plan."
Roger's Favorites: actors John and Joan Cusack.
An appreciation of the late novelist and filmmaker Nora Ephron.
The latest and greatest on Blu-ray, DVD and streaming, including "Spotlight," "The Danish Girl," and "The Graduate."
Rooney Mara regrets "Pan"; U.S. military paper brands hijabs "passive terrorism"; Lena Dunham on Kesha; How Louis CK saved cinema; Harrison Ford's best non-Lucas films.
Members of the RogerEbert.com film community remember the late Haskell Wexler.
An interview with "James White" director Josh Mond and star Christopher Abbott.
An interview with writer/director Ramin Bahrani and actor Noah Lomax of "99 Homes."
An interview with film critic Matt Fagerholm.
We're proud to present the short film "Adelaide" and an interview with its director.
The January 2015 excerpt from Bright Wall/Dark Room on Mike Nichols' "Wit".