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.
Roger Ebert's least-read reviews; Sadness baking inspired by "Transformers"; Stop the anti-spoiler paranoia; Self-control is a limited resource; How Seinfeld paved the way for Tony Soprano.
Director Dave Green and star Teo Halm on "Earth to Echo."
What mise-en-scène is and why it matters; Naked dating shows are the new trend; Women in Michael Bay films; How Brando broke the movies; Ben Franklin on "Transformers."
Even the Pope loved Eli Wallach; North Korea threatens war over Seth Rogen movie; Remembering Peter de Rome; Dennis Hopper's lost photography; Richard Linklater on "Boyhood"
Rian Johnson to direct "Star Wars"; The demise of Manic Pixie Dream Girls; Oliver Stone talks to middle-schoolers; Smartphones cause irritability; "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" production tales.
Disney destroys "Into the Woods"; OK Go's "Writing on the Wall"; Film folklore in Iran; Video game by "Her" designer; Self-Styled Siren on "All That Heaven Allows."
YouTube vs. indie labels; 10 greatest movies never made; Coppola on cinema's future; Here's your flair; Chatting with Carl Sagan's widow.
10 social media tips for filmmakers; Why "Game of Thrones" isn't medieval; Nick Pinkerton on "We Are the Best!": Sam Mendes's advice for directors; How to opt out of Facebook snooping.
Interview with Paul Haggis, director of Crash and Third Person.
Remembering Ruby Dee; "The Fault in Our Stars" succeeds and fails; Amazon vs. Warner Bros.; The case against "Edge of Tomorrow"; Trials of a documentarian.