Bennett Miller’s adaptation of Michael Lewis’ book is an overlong, overcrowded sports biopic partially redeemed by its cast.
A token of the aughts and a swan song for Mike Nichols, this 2007 drama runs on more hermetically sealed Aaron Sorkin writing to okay results.
1991’s Scent of a Woman remains one of the most baffling recipients of Oscar gold, a prep-school drama lifted only by an early Philip Seymour Hoffman turn.
A puzzle of a thriller, Sidney Lumet’s final film slides its script and performances together with ease.
It’s good, but Anthony Minghella’s 1999 adaptation really comes alive when Philip Seymour Hoffman’s scumbag enters the picture.
Playing a creator who needs adoration, Philip Seymour Hoffman revels in the idiosyncrasies of famed author Truman Capote in Bennett Miller’s biopic.
A riveting portraint of post-9/11 New York City, Spike Lee’s scintillating crime drama is one of his most intriguing explorations.
Paul Thomas Anderson’s character study baffled, aggravated & emotionally moved a divisive audience.
From Bound to Sideways to Romy and Michelle, this year’s Ebertfest was a celebration of the weird, eclectic, and fantastic films Roger Ebert loved.