Just Getting Started
Just Getting Started never really gets going. It only kept me thinking, “Is this ever just going to finish?”
Matt Fagerholm is an Assistant Editor at RogerEbert.com and is a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association. He
spent four years writing film reviews and interviews for
HollywoodChicago.com and has contributed to a variety of publications
including Time Out Chicago, The A.V. Club and Magill's Cinema Annual. His writing/editing experience includes serving as Assistant A&E Editor at the Columbia Chronicle and a full-time writer at the Woodstock Independent. He is a monthly guest on Vocalo radio's The Morning AMp program, and is also the founder of Indie Outlook, a blog and podcast featuring
exclusive interviews with some of the most exciting voices in modern
independent filmmaking. Follow him on Twitter at @IndieOutlook.
An interview with Ira Sachs, director of "Love Is Strange."
"Let's Be Cops" and Michael Brown; Forgive Damon Lindelof; Stop writing dystopian sci-fi; Reflections on "The Darjeeling Limited"; Temporal anxieties in 2014 films.
There's nothing selfish about suicide; "Garden State" does not hold up; Looking back at "The Abyss"; America is not for black people; The problem with "Persecuted."
An interview with the director and subject of "Dinosaur 13".
Gilbert Gottfried on Robin Williams; Remembering Lauren Bacall; Paying attention; Tyler Ross shines in "The Killing"; Reflections on "Lawrence of Arabia."
Why jazz sucks; The effects of dwindling film stock; What "Planet of the Apes" says about the state of the world; Harry Shearer as Richard Nixon; The drawbacks of "liking" on Facebook.
An interview with the young stars of "The Giver," Brenton Thwaites & Odeya Rush.
Rocket Raccoon makes a comeback; Why Some Movies Shouldn't Be Explained; Fear of a Minority Superhero; Christian Indies of 2014; Profane response to net neutrality.
Jon Vickers chats about "Life Itself" screening at the Indiana University Cinema and the Vickers Theatre this weekend.
Real life interrupts TV; Was "True Detective" plagiarized?; New wave of U.S. shows about Latinos; Thumbs up for Ebert's legacy; 15th anniversary of "Blair Witch" and "Sixth Sense."