I Lost My Body
A visually sumptuous slice of macabre storytelling that works best when it uses its director’s magical sense of composition and less when it feels weighed…
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
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Matt writes: With the decade nearing its close in a matter of weeks, the writers at RogerEbert.com have voted on their favorite films of the past ten years, resulting in the following three-part combined list ranking the Best Films of the 2010s.
An interview with writer/director Trey Edward Shults and actors Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Taylor Russell about their new film, "Waves."
In praise of "The Garden Left Behind"; Epic Tarantino panel; Power of "Modern Love"; Why films about the past should embrace horror; Greatness of "The Irishman."
An interview with Kasi Lemmons, director and co-writer of "Harriet."
Matt writes: Passes for the 22nd installment of Roger Ebert's Film Festival, a.k.a. Ebertfest, in Champaign, Illinois, will go on sale the day after Halloween: Friday, November 1st. Ebertfest 2020 will run from Wednesday, April 15th, through Saturday, April 18th, at the Virginia Theatre and is guaranteed to be an unmissable event for movie lovers of all ages.
Matt writes: Today marks the final day of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which began on September 15th. In addition to our roundup of coverage celebrating the work of Hispanic filmmakers, particularly Gregory Nava's "El Norte," in this special edition of Thumbnails, make sure to read our contributor Aaron Aradillas' new interview with the legendary actor Edward James Olmos about his work in "Stand and Deliver," "Battlestar Galactica" and much more.
A special edition of Thumbnails spotlighting coverage of National Hispanic Heritage Month.
Matt writes: Last month's Venice Film Festival presented its top prize to this week's most anticipated wide release, Todd Phillips' "Joker" (starring Joaquin Phoenix), a film that has received polarizing reviews from critics, including those featured on our site.
An interview with Stanley Nelson, director of "Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool," premiering at Chicago's Gene Siskel Film Center on Friday, October 4th with the filmmaker in attendance.
Veronica Cartwright on "The Field"; Musso & Frank turns 100, Silent films' universally accessible power; 'Mrs. Maisel' actresses battle restraints on women; In defense of "The Fanatic."