I can report that it enraptured and delighted, and most importantly, made quiet, the houseful of little kids and their nannies with which I watched…
* This filmography is not intended to be a comprehensive list of this artist’s work. Instead it reflects the films this person has been involved with that have been reviewed on this site.
Three strong docs that premiered at Sundance 2017, including an incredibly moving document of survival.
The nominees for the 2016 Chicago Film Critics Association's annual awards have been announced.
An extensive preview of 50 films coming out within the next four months, from "Sully" to "Toni Erdmann."
The latest on Blu-ray and DVD, including "The Invitation," "Sing Street," "Louder Than Bombs," "Keanu" and "Hardcore Henry."
A review of Terrence Malick's "The New World," now on Criterion Blu-ray and DVD.
Depressing and fun. Not a combination you encounter every day.
Christine Swanson on "The Miki Howard Story"; Who's afraid of female Ghostbusters; Trump is wrong on Muslims; Remembering Anton Yelchin; How "Silicon Valley" nails Silicon Valley.
A preview of dozens of films coming out this summer.
A review of the three biggest Cannes winners now playing at TIFF: Son of Saul, Dheepan and The Lobster.
The movie questionnaire and 2015 reviews of RogerEbert.com editor Matt Zoller Seitz.
Ta-Nehisi Coates writes letter to his son; Robert Frank: the man who saw America; Pizzolatto vs. Fukunaga; Scorsese on "The Third Man"; Dietrich Brüggemann on "Heil."
A review of the new season of "True Detective," starring Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams and Taylor Kitsch.
Jacques Audiard's "Dheepan" took the Palme d'Or at the 68th Cannes Film Festival.
A Cannes report on the latest from Yorgos Lanthimos and Woody Allen.
Editor in Chief Matt Zoller Seitz responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.
A tribute to Isabelle Huppert as the 2014 Chicago International Film Festival plans to do the same this weekend.
An interview with Jessica Chastain, star of "Miss Julie," opening tonight at the Chicago International Film Festival.
A preview of the 2014 Chicago International Film Festival.
An interview with the legendary Liv Ullmann, at this year's TIFF with "Miss Julie."
On the eve of its 10th anniversary, a new version of Oliver Stone's Alexander on Blu-ray demands a reappraisal.
Director John Lee Hancock on the challenges of making a film about Walt Disney for Disney.
Marie writes: Last week, in response to a club member comment re: whatever happened to Ebert Club merchandize (turned out to be too costly to set up) I had promised to share a free toy instead - an amusement, really, offered to MailChimp clients; the mail service used to send out notices. Allow me to introduce you to their mascot...
This piece is about director Neil Jordan's seven most overtly supernatural, fairy tale-like films—The Company of Wolves, High Spirits, Interview with the Vampire, The Butcher Boy, In Dreams, Ondine, and his latest, the mother-daughter vampire shocker Byzantium. An infographic analysis of each—please refer to the key for each symbol's meaning—reveals this pattern and confirms Byzantium is the culmination of 30+ years of Jordan exorcising his personal demons on-screen.
Marie writes: Did you know that if you wear your contact lenses too much and too long during the cold, winters months - and with the windows closed and the heat cranked-up, that you can develop an annoying eye condition? Because you can. Ahem. And so for the time being, I'll be spending less time staring at my monitor and more time resting my eyes. The Newsletter will still arrive as usual each week, but it won't be as huge. That said, it will contain a few extra goodies to make up for it, by way of curious finds. And speaking of finding stuff...."On Thursday, March 7, 2013, SpaceX's Grasshopper doubled its highest leap to date to rise 24 stories or 80.1 meters (262.8 feet), hovering for approximately 34 seconds and landing safely using closed loop thrust vector and throttle control. Grasshopper touched down with its most accurate precision thus far on the centermost part of the launch pad. At touchdown, the thrust to weight ratio of the vehicle was greater than one, proving a key landing algorithm for Falcon 9. The test was completed at SpaceX's rocket development facility in McGregor, Texas." - by Neatorama