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.
6 days ago | Film Reviews
... Just as the story should start to speed up and get more predictably exciting, it becomes weirder, drawn to odd tangents
Guillermo del Toro is a Visionary with a capital V, a madman-auteur who imagines nutty, intricate universes and populates them with magical figures both sinister and angelic -- but perhaps his greatest skill lies in getting the hell out of the...
Tommy Wiseau has parlayed the catastrophe of his film The Room into a national phenomenon, good-naturedly profiting off the audiences who've come to revel in his artistic misfortune. And now there's a major motion picture, directed by and...
13 days ago | Film and TV
And one of the great delights of this film is the way it charts the shifting waves of allegiances that can occur in a family that loves and argues with equal ferocity
13 days ago | Film Reviews
Franco portrays Wiseau as a haughty but charismatic weirdo, someone who isn’t well-liked but who definitely gets noticed
The modern family movie presents an interesting challenge. How do you tell a story in a way that's clear and plainspoken enough for younger viewers while still finding ways to bring subtlety and depth to the material? Wonder, the story of...