It’s exciting to see Shyamalan on such confident footing once more, all these years later.
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)
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A reposting of Brent Northup's review of "Shut In."
An article about the African-American Film Critic's Association's announcement that 2016 is the best year for Blacks in cinema.
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An article about "Death, Sex & Money" LIVE at the Music Box Theatre.
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An interview about Combatants For Peace, empathy, compassion and forgiveness with Stephen Apkon, director of "Disturbing the Peace."