Bilge Ebiri is the principal film critic at the Village Voice. Ebiri's work also appears in the publications of the Voice’s film partner, Voice Media Group: LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.
2 days ago | Film Reviews
The calamities come with accelerating speed, and everything happens so quickly that you don’t even have time to wonder if you’re having fun or not
"Change is like death," says a character in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. "You don't know what it looks like until you're standing at the gates." Leaving aside the question of whether that's accurate, let it be noted that these Jurassic...
5 days ago | Film Reviews
Several grown men have been playing the same game of tag for the last three decades, spending one month each year doing everything they can to avoid one another, while also doing everything they can to secretly find and touch one another
The most interesting thing about Tag is that it was inspired by a true story. Director Jeff Tomsic and his team seem to understand this, as both the marketing and the movie regularly remind you of its real-life origins. A group of grown...
It might be hard to remember now, but writer-director Brad Bird's The Incredibles seemed revolutionary when it came out in 2004, back when superheroes were just starting to gain a foothold at the movies. Here was a film that managed to...
8 days ago | Film Reviews
Now, a slick young billionaire (voiced by Bob Odenkirk) has a plan to make superheroes popular (and legal) again by televising their exploits, and chooses Elastigirl over Mr. Incredible as the face of this new campaign ...