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Ouija: Origin of Evil

By the time it gets to the Polish-speaking ghosts and the ghoulish Nazi doctor, you’re so invested in the characters that you’re willing to buy…


Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

It’s a pity that Jack Reacher: Never Go Back fails to support Cruise and his costars, all of whom are acting as if their lives…

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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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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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