Bilge Ebiri is the lead 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.
17 hours ago | Film and TV
Imagine a remake of Cape Fear shot like Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, with Max Cady recast as a child, and you’ll have some idea of the strangeness of Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Killing of a Sacred Deer.
4 days ago | Film and TV
“This year we hunt big game. This year you get your first kill.” So says seasoned hunter Cal (Matt Bomer) to his teenage son David (Josh Wiggins), who’s arrived in rural Montana for his annual visit, and even those going in unfamiliar with the pre...
Adam Sandler's core as a performer has always been his self-loathing. In his best comedies, he weaponizes it with humiliating ruthlessness. He gives the performance of his life in Noah Baumbach's free-spirited and likable The Meyerowitz...
5 days ago | Film and TV
The labyrinthine nature of memory, trauma and guilt is made concrete in Benedict Andrews' Una, a film that intermittently sends its characters wandering around what looks like an actual maze. In the title role, Rooney Mara puts her perpetually hau...
"It ain't never been a rat problem in Baltimore," says Harold Edmond, a garrulous veteran exterminator working for the Baltimore City Rat Removal Program. "It's always been a people problem." Edmond, who emerges as one of the more engaging...
The labyrinthine nature of memory, trauma and guilt is made concrete in Benedict Andrews' Una, a film that intermittently sends its characters wandering around what looks like an actual maze. In the title role, Rooney Mara puts her...