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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  • 4 months ago | Film Reviews

    Lee Chang-dong’s dexterity with the telling minutiae of human interactions ensures that Burning makes for an emotionally gripping film

  • 4 months ago | Film Reviews

    It’s the early 18th century, there’s a war on with France, and the persistently ill, somewhat childish Anne struggles both to assert her authority and to preserve her kingdom and her crown

  • 4 months ago | Film Reviews

    Based on a collection of true news items about exactly what the film’s title promises, Kore-eda’s story centers around a household that at first might appear to be a somewhat ordinary family that has merely fallen on hard times

  • Any concern that an elegantly mounted, star-studded period piece set during the War of Spanish Succession might have diluted Greek surrealist Yorgos Lanthimos' particular brand of sadism turns out to be entirely unwarranted. That becomes clear...

  • Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda is fascinated by the forces that shape families -- be those families biological, estranged, surrogate or even just symbolic. In Shoplifters, which won the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival,...

  • Maybe it says more about my own mindset of late than anything else, but I spent much of Korean director Lee Chang-dong's Burning -- a look at obsession, class and romantic torment based loosely on Haruki Murakami's short story "Barn...

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