This is one of the year’s best movies.
Bruce Springsteen mourns the closing of Blockbuster's retail stores. OK, not really—but these Springsteen spoofs are pretty funny anyway.
A typically massive, obliquely structured documentary from Frederick Wiseman explores the present and future of the University of California at Berkeley during a time of budget cuts and civil unrest. A classic of its type.
In this laid-back, character-driven thriller, two childhood friends, one a parole officer and the other a petty criminal turned recovering addict, who team up to solve a mystery with help from a retired border cop.
If you saw "The Hangover" and thought, "I would enjoy this movie more if nothing of consequence happened, and it were clean enough to show in a retirement community," then "Last Vegas" is made for your needs. It's ninety minutes of scenery with a few likable moments, starring actors you like.
Donald Liebenson picks his favorite piece of Roger's writing.
"The Wes Anderson Collection" video essay series finishes with a look at the director's 2012 hit "Moonrise Kingdom," the tale of a young love that throws a small community into turmoil.
"The Wes Anderson Collection" video essay series continues with a look at the director's sprightly adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic children's novel.
"The Wes Anderson Collection" video essay series continues with "The Darjeeling Limited," the director's comedy about brotherhood, death, and the limits of control.
RogerEbert.com editor Matt Zoller Seitz and contributor Steven Boone discuss "Untold History," a documentary series by Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick that presents an alternative history of the United States and its role in recent world history.
"The Wes Anderson Collection" continues with a video essay on "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou," probably Anderson's most widely disliked feature, and MZS's personal favorite.