In Memoriam 1942 – 2013 “Roger Ebert loved movies.”

RogerEbert.com

Thumb_q5yuwuu

Things to Come

Things to Come is the detailed tapestry of one woman’s life, as she moves through an important transition.

Thumb_jackie

Jackie

There are two movies in "Jackie." One of these movies is just OK. The other is exceptional. The first one keeps undermining the second.

Other Reviews
Review Archives
Thumb_xbepftvyieurxopaxyzgtgtkwgw

Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

Other Reviews
Great Movie Archives
Primary_charlie-kaufman-news-2015

Charlie Kaufman Retrospective Coming to NY, LA, Chicago, San Francisco

It's been seven years since a new Charlie Kaufman movie has gotten inside the heads of theatergoers. That disheartening, minimizing, fittingly-Kaufman-esque trend is finally broken with the upcoming release of his stop-motion phenomenon "Anomalisa," which he co-wrote and co-directed with Duke Johnson. 

To celebrate, Paramount Pictures and Landmark Theatres are giving fans of the writer/director's work a way to get their big-screen fill of the absurdist images birthed by his singular screenplays. From January 4-7, exclusive Landmark theaters in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco will host a retrospective of films based on Kaufman's scripts, from Spike Jonze's "Being John Malkovich" to Michel Gondry's "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" to "Anomalisa." The afternoon showings of the films will take place at the following venues: Landmark Sunshine Cinema in New York, The Landmark in Los Angeles, Chicago's Century Centre Cinema, and the Embarcadero Center Cinema in San Francisco. 

Those in New York and Los Angeles will have the chance to speak with talent from "Anomalisa" during certain screenings. On Monday, January 4, the 7:30pm showing of "Anomalisa" will feature a Q&A with Kaufman, his co-director Duke Johnson, and one of the film's producers, Rosa Tran. On Thursday, January 7, attendees of a 7:30pm showing of "Anomalisa" will experience a Q&A with the film's distinct, essential voice talent, Tom Noonan

The schedule for the entire Charlie Kaufman retrospective is as follows: 

"Being John Malkovich

Monday, January 4 at 1:00pm 

"Adaptation

Tuesday, January 5 at 1:00pm 

"Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Wednesday, January 6 at 1:00pm 

"Synecdoche, New York

Thursday, January 7 at 1:00pm 

"Anomalisa"

Monday, January 4 in Los Angeles (Check regular listings for showtimes) 

Thursday, January 7 in New York (Check regular listings for showtimes) 


Popular Blog Posts

Why Critics Should See Bad Movies

A piece on the experience gained from seeing bad movies.

Who do you read? Good Roger, or Bad Roger?

This message came to me from a reader named Peter Svensland. He and a fr...

Siskel and Ebert Defend Star Wars

A clip of Gene Siskel & Roger Ebert defending Star Wars on ABC.

You Can't Play a Symbol: Michael Shannon on "Nocturnal Animals"

An interview with Michael Shannon about the election, "Nocturnal Animals," "The Night Before" and more.

Reveal Comments
comments powered by Disqus