Bilge Ebiri


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.

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  • 2 days ago | Film Reviews

    The film follows Teresa (Paulina Garcia), a middle-aged woman who has spent most of her life as a live-in maid for an urbane, well-to-do Buenos Aires family

  • Though it runs a mere 78 minutes, The Desert Bride is strikingly languorous and open-ended, its graceful silences and unhurried rhythms speaking to the intriguing identity crisis of its protagonist. Cecilia Atan and Valeria Pivato's...

  • 17 days ago | Film Reviews

    As they leap through the years, West and Cohen give us a compelling account of Ginsburg’s key cases, starting from her days as a lawyer with the ACLU's Women’s Rights Project.

  • 17 days ago | Film Reviews

    For the young cowboys at the heart of Zhao’s film, mounting a horse and galloping across a field represents more than just freedom — it becomes a communion with the past and the future, allowing these riders to imagine and inhabit their best selves

  • Sometimes, one's duties as a critic can clash with one's feelings as a citizen. Betsy West and Julie Cohen's mostly engaging documentary RBG, about the life and career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, stands as a film...

  • Shot among real Sioux cowboys in South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation, many of them essentially playing themselves, Chloe Zhao's The Rider follows a young rodeo hotshot who's been sidelined by a grave injury, the result of a ghastly fall...


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