Efficient, nasty action scenes can't overcome mostly bland characterizations and a half-baked story.
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Brad Jones on "Jesus, Bro!"; Period episode on "Anne With an E"; Perils of writing while female; In defense of radical transparency; Trump praises Rodrigo Duterte.
A tribute to the late actor Michael Parks.
An interview with Alexandre O. Philippe, director of "78/52," at Hot Docs 2017.
Reviews of “Maison du Bonheur,” “Becoming Bond,” “78/52” and “Erotica: A Journey Into Female Sexuality” at Hot Docs 2017.
A look back at the eighth annual TCM Classic Film Festival, which included screenings of nitrate prints, a conversation with Michael Douglas and much more.
In search of a more inclusive look at the best directors of all time.
An article announcing the winners of the newly published Roger Ebert Great Movies IV giveaway.
"Get Out" is the best movie about American slavery; In praise of Jordan Horowitz; That Oscars shocker; Painful black/white Oscar moment; Who killed "Twin Peaks."
A review of the new doc about "Psycho," "78/52."
Nothing is as it seems in this thriller, including the meaning of the color periwinkle.
Peet Gelderblom has a new video essay comparing Brian DePalma and Alfred Hitchcock, shot by shot and moment by moment.
Premieres, Midnights, Special Events and more have been announced for next month's Sundance Film Festival.
An interview with Isabelle Huppert, star of "Elle" and "Things to Come."
Roger Ebert's The Great Movies IV, featuring his final 62 essays on films like "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" and "Mulholland Dr," is now available for purchase.
A new memoir from Oscar-nominated actor Bryan Cranston takes readers beyond a pursuit of fame and fortune.
A tribute to the late Godfather of Gore, Herschell Gordon Lewis.
An in-depth preview of the films, including rarities and restorations, playing in the Noir City: Chicago 8 program at the Music Box Theatre.
A tribute to the late Arthur Hiller, director of classics that include "The Americanization of Emily," "Love Story," "The In-Laws."
A look at the early days of the career of Brad Anderson in light of the Shout Factory Blu-ray release of "Session 9."
A report on the 2016 Pens to Lens Gala in Champaign, Illinois.
A report from the LACMA exhibit "Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters."
Why Viggo Mortensen is off the grid; How Netflix became Hollywood's frenemy; Ted Kotcheff on "First Blood"; Insomnia and philosophy; Bruce Dern at 80.
For the 30th installment in his series about maligned masterworks, Scout Tafoya examines Hitchcock's dizzying oddities "Torn Curtain" and "Topaz."
Jeff Nichols brings "Loving" to Cannes; Cherchez la femme; Best of Cannes so far; STX pays $50 million for unmade Scorsese movie; "Mean Dreams" thrills at Cannes.
Roger Ebert reviews David Lynch's "Wild at Heart" at the Cannes Film Festival.