Brian Tallerico

Brian Tallerico

Brian Tallerico is a Chicago-based film and television critic who has been working in the industry for two decades. He’s the President of the Chicago Film Critics Association, Editor of RogerEbert.com, and a freelancer for Vulture, Rolling Stone, The Playlist, and The New York Times.

Weird Science Found Formula for Comedy Classic Success

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Weird Science Found Formula for Comedy Classic Success

In 1985, John Hughes' continued his phenomenal run of hit films with this quintessential teen comedy.

2022-09-16 10:27:05By Brian Tallerico

Wrong Place at the Wrong Time: Retrospective on To Live and Die in L.A.

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Wrong Place at the Wrong Time: Retrospective on To Live and Die in L.A.

Heading to the West Coast in an unpredictable 80s thrill ride from William Friedkin and finding out how it became a cult favourite.

2022-07-05 11:03:26By Brian Tallerico

Under the Surface: Why Wild Things Has Lasted

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Under the Surface: Why Wild Things Has Lasted

Coming from an era of sexy, adult thrillers, Wild Things has managed to last longer than many of it's peers.

2022-06-10 11:30:54By Brian Tallerico

Abel Ferrara’s King of New York Continues to Reign

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Abel Ferrara’s King of New York Continues to Reign

Abel Ferrara's crime thriller, supported by a sizzling performance from Christopher Walken is unmissable.

2022-02-14 11:51:07By Brian Tallerico

Back to Arrakis: On the Staying Power of David Lynch’s Dune

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Back to Arrakis: On the Staying Power of David Lynch’s Dune

David Lynch's version of Dune may polarise opinion among fans and critics but remains an intriguing film that new audiences continue to seek out.

2022-01-12 15:47:53By Brian Tallerico