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.
8 days ago | Film Reviews
Van Helsing is a distant memory by the time we reach Dracula (aka Drac) in the present day, feeling lonely at Hotel Transylvania, his secret resort run by and for monsters, where demonic creatures and other surreal abominations of nature are allow...
Sometimes, there's comfort to be found in the disposable. That loaded word -- disposable -- is one that always comes to my mind when talking about the Hotel Transylvania films, but I mean it in an affectionate way. How else to...
11 days ago | Film Reviews
... As we see the propane tanks and apple boxes and tarps that father and daughter have gathered, we don’t need to be told that these two are not just out camping; they live in the woods
Not unlike her Winter's Bone (2010), Debra Granik's new film focuses on the experiences of a young woman on the far edges of society. This time, rather than a 17-year-old striving to hold her impoverished family together, it's a...
12 days ago | Film Reviews
The film even confronts its own audience in some ways, as it goes from a tale of three people learning more about their identities, to one about the very nature of human identity itself …
The best way to experience Tim Wardle's documentary Three Identical Strangers is to do so without knowing a single thing about it. It's an excellent movie, and you should see it. If that's all you need, you can stop reading now.