A consistently intelligent (or at least bright), coherently constructed comedy that is on occasion a rather pointed critique of the American education system in the…
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)
A collection of Roger's reviews of the first six films in the "Star Wars" franchise.
A request for donations from the historic Facets Cinematheque in Chicago.
An article about the weekly Ebert Archive column at the Chicago Sun-Times.
A report on Chicago Magazine's luncheon for the 2016 Chicagoans of the Year.
Peet Gelderblom has a new video essay comparing Brian DePalma and Alfred Hitchcock, shot by shot and moment by moment.
For the 36th installment in his video essay series about maligned masterworks, Scout Tafoya examines Ken Russell's "Lisztomania."
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.
Chaz Ebert spotlights Part II of her list featuring must-see movies of 2016.