Sometimes, it feels as if we are eavesdropping on day-to-day conversations rather than just hearing the usual litany of platitudes and regrets.
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A critic looks back on the films that formed the way she reads cinema and life.
An interview with Morgan Neville and Robert Gordon, who directed "Best of Enemies," the opening night film at AFI Docs 2015.
Sam Elliott on typecasting; Why Paul Dano almost quit acting; R.I.P. Gill Dennis; Writing crime fiction changes your POV forever; Why people in old movies talk funny.
A reposting of Godfrey Cheshire's landmark essay in anticipation of the Critic's Forum at Ebertfest.
My mom and I both loved the Master of Suspense—in ways that seem different but were, ultimately, not unrelated in the least.
An interview with film critic Matt Fagerholm.
New era of multicultural television; Birdmen of Tinseltown; Ten required movies for 'Mad Men' cast and crew; Nimoy's photos changed my life; Nick Kroll is leaving because he can.
Roger Ebert's essay on film in the 1978 edition of the Britannica publication, "The Great Ideas Today."
A piece on the 1000-week run of "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge."
Sheila writes: Awards season heats up! "Life Itself," Steve James' documentary about Roger Ebert, which premiered at Sundance last January, has been winning awards, appearing on a lot of End-of-the-Year lists, as well as being placed on the shortlist for an Academy Award. You can read more information about all of it on Rogerebert.com. Very exciting!
A discussion with the RogerEbert.com writers on the legacy of Sophia Loren.
Jana Monji reports on iconic actress Sophia Loren being honored at the 2014 AFI Fest.
Catching up with Treat Williams and William Forsythe on the NYFF screening of and Blu-ray release of "Once Upon a Time in America."
Sheila writes: Some long takes in cinema are gratuitous and flashy, some connect themselves to the theme of the movie, but all of them are fun to pick apart and deconstruct. The technological challenges are daunting and it's fun to see film-makers rise to those challenges. I came across a video analyzing 12 long takes in cinema, and it should be a fun jumping-off point for discussion. What are your favorite long takes?
RogerEbert.com contributor Godfrey Cheshire's landmark two-part series "Death of Film/Decay of Cinema" anticipated many of the changes that would later shake the medium to its core.
Jana Monji responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.
Nell Minow responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.
Sheila writes: Those of you attending Ebertfest, a note from Chaz:We will have our annual Ebert Club Meet and Greet at the Roger Ebert Film Festival, Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 8 am - 10 am in the Illini Union, General Lounge. Also invited are the Far Flung Correspondents and writers from Rogerebert.com. I look forward to seeing you there!
Writer Dan Callahan responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.
Sam Fragoso talks to Lynn Shelton about improvisation, her first time directing a script written by someone else
The completion of our countdown of twelve great Chirstmas-set scenes from the movies. Check out #4–#1.
Critic Carrie Rickey traces the evolution of women on film and behind the camera over the course of her career writing about film.
Writer Sheila O'Malley responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.