Put seasoned actors like John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, and Marisa Tomei together in a film, and guaranteed there'll be a certain amount of movie magic.
Was I watching something with themes that applied to a swath of a generation of young people who can't bear their lives and see no hope of effecting change?
Another side of one of Britain's best known actors, film directors and producers who was true to his socialist principles and who supported so many good and progressive causes.
Writer and director Richard Linklater's latest release had an intriguing gestation, filmed in and around Houston over a twelve-year timeframe from 2002 to 2013.
Having conducted an extraordinarily unpredictable life, reviewing some 6000 films, Ebert lived his own movie.
Williams, hardly "selfish" or "cowardly," gave back to the people via his career-spanning progressive activism.
This documentary's real target market are those young impressionable people who have bought into the madness of Washington's endless imperial misadventures.
"Stardom isn't a career," Bacall once observed, "it's an accident." What a lucky accident it turned out to be.
Zoe Kazan is teamed with Daniel Radcliffe in a story that asks the question, "Will the 'Harry Met Sally' formula work again?"
This is a movie about returning to the past, and indeed, in the end, all it really does is tread the same old ground.