Dolemite Is My Name
Dolemite is My Name is a typical biopic buoyed by its unrelenting hilarity, its affection for its subject and commitment to the time and place…
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 and @mattfagerholm.
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.
Is "The Goldfinch" art?; The meta-homophobia of "22 Jump Street"; Seinfeld on celebrity; Lack of TV writer jobs in NYC; "Orange" is the new "Hill Street Blues."
The verdict on "Orange Is The New Black: Season 2"; Three masters and their audience; Arthur C. Clarke predicts the Internet; Nathan Rabin on "Blue Steel"; Indie alternatives to "Edge of Tomorrow."
The making of "Ghostbusters"; Neil deGrasse Tyson doesn't hate movies; Kenneth Turan's favorite films; Aspiring movie critics in Kenya; American voyeur in Montreal.
Talk to the animals; Best films of the 1960s; Low ratings for cable networks; Tom Cruise Hair Quiz; Oscar Wilde's journalism.