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I had a blast talking all things Cinderella on Movie Addict Headquarters with Betty Jo Tucker, Mack Bates, and A.J. Hakari. Who’s the best evil stepmother? What little-known versions of the story should you be sure to see? And who’s […]

I’m delighted that the Washington Post printed my letter about the costumes in the terrific Fox series “Empire.” Robin Givhan’s article about the way the show’s costumes define the characters was outstanding, but it omitted one important detail: I was […]

Thanks to Betty Jo Tucker for inviting me back on her show — this afternoon we will be discussing the big holiday season releases, including “Unbroken,” “Inherent Vice,” and “Into the Woods.” Check Out Movies Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio […]

Many thanks to my old friend Robert Elisberg for a wonderful review of my book in the Huffington Post. 101 Must-See Movie Moments What makes the book such fun is that most books on movies give a fairly general overview […]

Thanks to Indiewire for including me in their survey of critics about how important it is to watch a movie as it was filmed. If it was made on film stock, is it unfair to the artists’ vision to watch […]

Thanks, as always, to my pal Nick DiGilio for having me on the show at WGN to talk about “Boxtrolls,” “Gone Girl,” and some of the best movie teachers.

Many thanks to Dana Stevens and the Slate Spoiler Special podcast for inviting me to talk about “The Boxtrolls.”

Many thanks to Criticwire for inviting me to participate in an intriguing survey: what films would you give to aliens to explain life on earth?  Here’s what I wrote: I’d have to include a silent comedy, something that would be […]

Many thanks to Betty Jo Tucker for inviting me to talk about the movies I am most looking forward to this fall, along with my fellow critics Mack Bates and A.J. Hakari!

I got to visit my pals at the Jeff and Jer show when I was in San Diego last week!