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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A tribute to the late, great John Singleton.
Vikram Murthi on four titles that screened as part of MOMA's annual festival dedicated to newly preserved and restored films.
An interview with director Penelope Spheeris on her films "Suburbia" and "The Little Rascals," each receiving new Blu-ray releases.
18 noir films, all in 35mm, will screen at Chicago's Music Box Theater from Friday, August 25 through Thursday, August 31.
An in-depth look at an ambitious retrospective at NYC's Film Society of Lincoln Center that celebrates one of cinema's greatest years.
A look at some of the details that makes the Cars films more authentic than most live-action racing movies.
An interview with writer/director/actor Demetri Martin about his new film, "Dean."
An interview composer Raphael Saadiq about making the music for "Underground," "Insecure" and more.
A tribute to the late comic genius, Gene Wilder.
A tribute to the late Arthur Hiller, director of classics that include "The Americanization of Emily," "Love Story," "The In-Laws."
A look at "The In-Laws" in light of its Criterion Blu-ray release this month.
Simon Abrams and Odie Henderson celebrate the Rudy Ray Moore Blaxploitation classic "Dolemite," recently released on Blu-ray by the Vinegar Syndrome.
An excerpt from Jason Bailey's book "Richard Pryor: American Id."
An appreciation of Richard Lester as a retrospective of his work is about to unfold in New York City.
The movie questionnaire and 2015 reviews of RogerEbert.com editor Matt Zoller Seitz.
An appreciation of David Letterman on his final day on the air.
Harry Potter and the Twelve-Year Boyhood; Can 'Insurgent' spark a male rebellion?; Salon's Patton Oswalt peace summit; The real world set of "Hunger Games"; Don't say this to couples without children.
A review of "The N Word" from a Chicago Links student.
The female journey as an existential quest; Richard Pryor's Hollywood Bowl meltdown; Stop GamerGate; "Selma" is a horror movie; "Blackhat" scoring controversy.
A conversation with "Dear White People" writer/director Justin Simien at the 2014 Chicago International Film Festival.
Steve Erickson discusses James Gray's career with the director of the upcoming The Immigrant.
Revisiting the Black Dahlia case, 'Disneyfying' famous women, a profile of TCM host Robert Osborne, Patti Smith on Lou Reed and the story behind a notorious SNL skit.
Ten of the oddest baseball movies ever, just in time for the playoffs.
Is the director's explicit "The Canyons" the nadir of his career—or its climax?
Leonard Maltin talks B-movies on a panel at Comic-Con.