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Time Is Illmatic

An excellent documentary that focuses more on why the Illmatic album came to be than how successful it became. Prepare to be schooled in many…

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Men, Women & Children

A potentially interesting premise is handled so badly that what might have been a provocative drama quickly and irrevocably devolves into the technological equivalent of…

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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…

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Monsieur Hire

Patrice Leconte's "Monsieur Hire" is a tragedy about loneliness and erotomania, told about two solitary people who have nothing else in common. It involves a…

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The Man We Miss: Tributes to Roger

When Roger died, the outpouring of writing about him was simply amazing. It seems as though everyone has a Roger story, whether that means how you met him, how you knew him as a friend, how you learned from him as a mentor or how he touched you in his writing. We can only scratch the surface, but here are a few tributes that we wanted to share. -- The Editors


From dear friend and colleague Annette Insdorf.

From Roger's Far Flung Correspondents and many colleagues.

A remarkable array of tributes collected by IndieWire from his fellow film critics.

"Roger Ebert Honored with American Pavilion Panel and 500 Thumbs Up on the Beach."

Finally, we got a smile out of this story by an editor who worked with Roger and once… well, we'll let her tell it:

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