The Purge: Election Year
This pseudo-political horror-thriller is an ugly provocation, one that feels especially crass in light of national tragedies like the recent shooting in Orlando.
Roger Ebert became film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967. He is the only film critic with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame and was named honorary life member of the Directors' Guild of America. He won the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Screenwriters' Guild, and honorary degrees from the American Film Institute and the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Chaz is the Publisher of RogerEbert.com and a regular contributor to the site, writing about film, festivals, politics, and life itself.
Matt Zoller Seitz is the Editor-in-Chief of RogerEbert.com, TV critic for New York Magazine, the creator of many video essays about film history and style, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism, and the author of The Wes Anderson Collection. His writing on film and TV has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, New York Press, The Star-Ledger and Dallas Observer. (Banner illustration by Max Dalton)
An article about Roger Ebert's reviews getting republished in the Chicago Sun-Times.
Chaz Ebert remembers the late Paul Cox and shares an article about Cox speaking with students at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.
A table of contents featuring articles commemorating Roger's birthday.
Wishing Roger Ebert a happy 74th birthday.
Corinthians and the rodent.
One of the nastiest big-budget movies of its decade; its ugly charge hasn't dimmed.
The new Hollywood tearjerker has a dangerous message.
For the 30th installment in his series about maligned masterworks, Scout Tafoya examines Hitchcock's dizzying oddities "Torn Curtain" and "Topaz."
Roger's Favorites: Werner Herzog.
An article about the 2016 ILLUMINATE Film Festival in Sedona, Arizona.