Just Getting Started
Just Getting Started never really gets going. It only kept me thinking, “Is this ever just going to finish?”
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On three TIFF premieres, including Greta Gerwig's "Lady Bird."
Some of our favorite performances of 2016.
RogerEbert.com picks the best films of 2016.
A guide to the best Blu-rays and DVDs you can give this holiday season.
The nominees for the 2016 Chicago Film Critics Association's annual awards have been announced.
The latest and greatest on Blu-ray, including Popstar, Neighbors 2, Captain America: Civil War, Blood Simple, Cat People and many more.
An interview with writer/director Whit Stillman about "Love & Friendship."
A preview of dozens of films coming out this summer.
Writer/director Whit Stillman's first three films are now available in a Blu-ray package from the Criterion Collection.
A look at the latest additions to the now-completed Sundance 2016 lineup.
Sheila writes: In the films of Spike Lee, the characters often break the fourth wall and speak directly into the lens. There's a break in the action, and the dialogue spoken to the camera feels almost like it's from a documentary, with the "talking head" giving us more information for context. In this cut from the wonderful video-site "Press Play," watch the best To the Camera moments from Spike Lee's films.
A dispatch from Sundance including new films by Noah Baumbach, Craig Zobel, and Guy Maddin.
"Life Itself" wins Best Documentary prize at the 5th American Film Festival in Wrocław, Poland.
Sofia Coppola's privilege problem; why "Happy Birthday to You" isn't in the public domain; surveillance in America, and in the movies; five dictators who despise social media.
Marie writes: yet again, we have intrepid club member Sandy Kahn to thank for the following find. She sent me some links devoted to automata and how I ultimately discovered the amazing work of artist Keith Newstead...
Q. In your review of "V for Vendetta," you write: "There are ideas in this film. The most pointed is V's belief: 'People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.' I am not sure V has it right; surely in the ideal, state governments and their people should exist happily together. Fear in either direction must lead to violence."