The Purge: Election Year
This pseudo-political horror-thriller is an ugly provocation, one that feels especially crass in light of national tragedies like the recent shooting in Orlando.
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Chaz Ebert asks George Clooney about Trump at Cannes.
A preview of dozens of films coming out this summer.
The RogerEbert.com staff pick for the Oscar for Best Actor.
A report from the Berlin Film Festival on how film reflects (or fails to) current issues.
An interview with the stars of Joel & Ethan Coen's "Hail, Caesar!"
An article highlighting three films at Sundance 2016.
Sheila writes: Many of you have probably already heard the exciting news that Guillermo Del Toro's stunning "Crimson Peak" has been chosen as the opening film of this year's Ebertfest (from April 13th, through Sunday, April 17th), with Del Toro attending as the honorary guest. Seeing "Crimson Peak", in all its visual splendor, on the gigantic screen at the Virginia Theater in Champaign, Illinois, will be thrilling. You can read more information here (with links to purchase Ebertfest passes). The other films that will play at Ebertfest have not been announced yet, but stay tuned!
"A Very Murray Christmas" is kind of wonderful.
"Who is the National Board of Review, anyway?" is the question. The answer: one of the few major awards groups that's routinely capable of surprise.
Why Tarantino shouldn't apologize; Gender-flipped "Ocean's Eleven"; "Mulholland Dr." is a movie and a TV show; Trumbo sisters are proud of their father; Why old women are the face of evil.
The Oscar for Best Actor could come down to a battle between actors considered overdue for their first Oscar.
Aging heroes won't give up the gun; Why sex scenes for over-60s are taboo; Trump's resemblance to Citizen Kane; Last films of Fritz Lang; RIP Wes Craven.
How to behave with disabled people; Hollywood's terrorist typecasting; Laying bare the anatomy of Oscar-bait; Randal Kleiser on "Summer Lovers"; Clues to origins of "mostly lost" films.
The movie questionnaire and 2015 reviews of RogerEbert.com film critic Christy Lemire.
An obituary for film icon Jerry Weintraub.
Chaz Ebert will participate in a panel on empathy at the Cannes Film Festival on May 17th.
A preview of dozens of films being released this Summer.
Meet the critics attending Ebertfest 2015.
Will Hollywood learn from the death of Sarah Jones?; Conflict of interest in the digital age; What you didn't know about Albert Maysles; CIA campaign to steal Apple's secrets; What happened to Travolta.
A report from the Athena Film Festival 2015.
Selma responds to "Selma"; Clooney and red carpet culture; The best art that offends us; Hip-hop isn't a race relations cure-all; Enduring delights of "Duck Soup."
Jana Monji reports live from the Golden Globes.
An interview with Rupert Wyatt, director of "The Gambler."
David Lynch's Los Angeles; Islamophobia on cable news; Interview with U2; Journalism startup Latterly; Why social impact is more important than ever for documentaries.
An appreciation of Brad Bird's "The Iron Giant" on its 15th anniversary.