In Memoriam 1942 – 2013 “Roger Ebert loved movies.”

RogerEbert.com

Thumb american chaos doc

American Chaos

A heartfelt but scattershot documentary that tries to get inside the mind of Donald Trump's America, but mainly succeeds as a snapshot of the 2016…

Thumb predator

The Predator

With a fantastic cast and razor-sharp pacing, the fact is that this is what you want from a movie called The Predator.

Other Reviews
Review Archives
Thumb xbepftvyieurxopaxyzgtgtkwgw

Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

Other Reviews
Great Movie Archives

thumbnails 6/24/2013

Primary screen shot 2013 06 24 at 8.04.55 pm

The future of affirmative action; what it means to be "Pro-Putin"; Jaws the Revenge, re-shredded; James Gandolfini, cautionary tale; Isadora Duncan's forgotten art; getting to the bottom of that mysterious Mad Men poster; Roger and Gene rave about Star Wars on Nightline.

Continue reading →

Thumbnails 6/21/2013

Primary screen shot 2013 06 24 at 10.11.51 am

The four basic aspects of being a bro; the rarely-seen sic-fi film High Treason, seen in Chicago; that darned Sopranos, with its infuriating cut-to-black ending; why internships don't lead anywhere; Mad Men sells sunny products, despairing drama.

Continue reading →

Thumbnails 6/19/2013

Primary screen shot 2013 06 19 at 10.10.44 am

Suicide glamour and magazine-shaming; how American textbooks dumb down Vietnam; remembering the late investigative journalist Michael Hastings; why sex on the first date is not an inherently bad thing; the American vs. the French way of making movies; Love and Rockets covers, collected; Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street.

Continue reading →

Thumbnails 6/17/2013

Primary screen shot 2013 06 17 at 12.43.26 pm

Asymmetrical journalism and the Rob Ford crack tape; Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring presents life as "an endless selfie"; James Lipton was once a pimp, apparently; Egypt solves the problem of how to censor "salacious" content by airing a sitcom with no women in it; Seattle's Egyptian movie theater to close; dumbest beauty pageant contestant answer ever?

Continue reading →

Thumbnails 6/15/2013

Primary killer of sheep kids

Why African-American poverty is not just another class issue; 5 myths about privacy; Samantha Power, journalist-diplomat; pot-grower to the stars; Lynda Obst on why Hollywood is "completely broken"; Google launches "Internet balloons" to ensure web access everywhere.

Continue reading →

Thumbnails 6/14/2013

Primary screen shot 2013 06 14 at 12.03.53 am

Sofia Coppola's privilege problem; why "Happy Birthday to You" isn't in the public domain; surveillance in America, and in the movies; five dictators who despise social media.

Continue reading →

Thumbnails 6/13/2013

Primary gilligan cranston

Why showrunners matter on TV much less than you think; BBC's Sherlock by the numbers; Vulture's Summer TV issue; in praise of Don't Trust the B----- in Apartment 23; M. Night Shyamalan wrote what?; DNA can't be patented; robots can fight.

Continue reading →

Thumbnails 6/12/2013

Primary screen shot 2013 06 12 at 1.02.34 am

Troll the NSA; clashes continue in Turkey; the "familiar profile" of the Santa Monica killer; wash your hands!; actresses in Hollywood are having a worse/better time of it; Lego faces getting angrier; great tracking shots.

Continue reading →