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When Marnie Was There

It is filled with the luscious, beautiful 2D animation that we’ve come to expect from Ghibli, and if the storytelling sometimes gets a bit lethargic…

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Sunshine Superman

I found Jean Boenish’s philosophical musings less than persuasive. And I don’t think my fear of heights was the reason for my bias.

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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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Videos from Roger's Memorial and from Two of Our Far Flung Correspondents

A tribute to Roger would be incomplete without some moving images. Roger might have modestly blushed at all the fuss of the memorial service in the first two videos, but he would have been delighted at the creativity of the last two videos, made by two of our Far Flung Correspondents.


Here are two videos from the memorial service that took place in April of 2013.


One of the things we love is the amazing range of talents our Far Flung Correspondents bring to the table, from baking to drawing to video and filmmaking. Contributors Kevin B. Lee and Michael Mirasol offer up amazing videos on two films Roger loved.

Roger Ebert's All Time Top 10: AGUIRRE, THE WRATH OF GOD from Fandor Keyframe on Vimeo.

Dark City: Film Commentary by Roger Ebert from Michael Mirasol on Vimeo.

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