Rarely has a remake felt more contractually obligated than the 2015 version of Poltergeist.
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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.
Nell Minow responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" prominently features digital effects in a manner that blurs the line between traditional production categories and may force distinctions to be made in the near future.
Indie filmmaker Robert Rodriguez talks about his new series and his television network El Rey.
Tragedy strikes at SXSW; Nebulous platitudes and James Franco; TV actors don't need movies; Connecting The Sopranos and Irreversible; Eviscerating Nymphomaniac: Vol I.
Robert Rodriguez adapts the George Clooney-Salma Hayek vampire thriller for his El Rey network.
Writer Christy Lemire responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.
An exhaustive list of Top 10s by RogerEbert.com contributors.
Sandra Bullock's character in "Gravity" defies the norms of female characters in Hollywood films.
Erik Childress looks at the first awards of the season and their possible impact on the Oscar race.
The fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy brings out a lot of television, from sober docs to hammy reenactments, with conspiracy theories of all stripes.
SNL's diversity problem extends to its writers room; movies, marijuana, and Hoberman; John Waters' one-man show; gender in the WNBA; life imitating Nazi-stolen art.
The male bonding/rivalry and cars-go-vrooom of "Rush" leaves Susan Wloszczyna bored, but the Sandra Bullock and Dame Judi Dench save the day with great work in "Gravity" and "Philomena" respectively.
Tommaso Tocci reports on "Gravity," the opening night film of the 70th Venice Film Festival.
Marie writes: Much beloved and a never ending source of amusement, Simon's Cat is a popular animated cartoon series by the British animator Simon Tofield featuring a hungry house cat who uses increasingly heavy-handed tactics to get its owner to feed it. Hand-drawn using an A4-size Wacom Intuos 3 pen and tablet, Simon has revealed that his four cats - called Teddy, Hugh, Jess and Maisie - provide inspiration for the series, with Hugh being the primary inspiration. And there's now a new short titled "Suitcase". To view the complete collection to date, visit Simon's Cat at YouTube.
At their big D23 Expo event, Disney unleashed some stars and a lot of tantalizing info about live action films.