I'm a sucker for King-inspired things, and this one hits that chord well enough to be worth a look over your Christmas break.
Less a nuanced documentary than a cry of rage, this nonfiction film about the $50 million "divorce industry" will make an ideal gift for anyone who's recently been through an expensive split-up.
An interview with New Zealand stuntwoman Zoë Bell, best known for hanging on the hood of Kurt Russell's car in "Death Proof," now the star of her own action vehicle, "Raze"
Actor-filmmaker Takeshi Kitano's sequel to "Outrage" goes "Beyond" the original's violence. Unfortunately, early hints that the film will be an exceptionally bloody workplace satire don't pan out; its a fairly standard cross-doublecross gangster drama that aspires to be a Japanese "The Godfather, Part II" but suffers from a jumbled and perfunctory second half.
Directed by James Franco and Travis Mathews, "Int. Leather Bar" is a pseudo-documentary imagining the 40 minutes that the MPAA made director William Friedkin cut from his 1980 thriller "Cruising."
The Unloved, Scout Tafoya's video essay series about critically reviled films that deserve more respect, continues with an an appreciation of "John Carter."
Matt Zoller Seitz's Top 10 films of 2013.
I'm obsessed with Marlon Brando. I don't know if it's because of his genius or because when I imitate him, I sound like Popeye.
Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" is abashed and shameless, exciting and exhausting, disgusting and illuminating; it's one of the most entertaining films ever made about loathsome men. Its star Leonard DiCaprio has compared it to the story of the Roman emperor Caligula, and he's not far off the mark.
A tribute to RogerEbert.com contributor, film critic and activist Jeff Shannon, who died Dec. 20, 2013.
This devastating film follows the lives of two poor boys in West Yorkshire who start collecting scrap to help their families and end up crossing paths with a Fagin-like scrapyard owner. Poetic but tough; a tragedy.