Indiewire’s weekly poll turns the critics on themselves, asking them to disclose what words they would ban from reviews. From “epic” to “game-changer” to “Oscar-worthy,” they tell us what terms are overused, under-specific, and just too easy. I admit […]
Thanks to New York Magazine’s Vulture column for including my thoughts in the round-up of the worst films of 2013. Here’s the consolidated list. As always, there are some movies that end up on both best and worst lists, notably […]
Chaz Ebert has announced that everything posted on rogerebert.com this week will be written by a woman. I’m delighted to kick it off with my tribute to Barbara Stanwyck, inspired by the Pre-Code film series I am co-hosting with Margaret Talbott […]
One of my all-time favorite critics — and one of the nicest guys in this field — is Leonard Maltin. Be sure to check out his new series on YouTube.