Some of it is too broad, and I wish it dug a little deeper at times, but this is one of those rare inspirational films…
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)
This week is about lifting up those voices that seek to nurture and educate and unite us.
An interview with Adam Nayman about his new book on director Ben Wheatley
An analysis of the films of Monica Vitti and why they still move us today.
A look at how Pablo Larrain's film captures legacy, privacy, and loyalty.
Three critics reflect on their love for "Ice Castles."
An article about the winners of the 2017 Gracie Awards.
An interview with director Niki Caro about her new film, "The Zookeeper's Wife."
Netflix's "The OA” reimagines what the story of voicelessness means by presenting a world where healing from trauma is not achieved through verbal narrative alone, but through the body itself.
A report from Knoxville's fascinating Big Ears Festival.
An interview with the Oscar-nominated star of "The Zookeeper's Wife" and the film's director.