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18 noir films, all in 35mm, will screen at Chicago's Music Box Theater from Friday, August 25 through Thursday, August 31.
As much as can be said about Louis Malle's jazzy French noir in 30 minutes.
Writer/director Amy Heckerling takes a look back at her career.
A tribute to the late film buff, author and Turner Classics Movies host, Robert Osborne.
A piece on "Beat the Devil," returning to the Film Forum this weekend.
A book review of Edward Sorel's "Mary Astor's Purple Diary: The Great American Sex Scandal of 1936."
Molly Haskell speaks with Matt Zoller Seitz about "From Reverence to Rape," "Love and Other Infectious Diseases," "Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films" and more.
An interview with Paul Schrader, director of "Dog Eat Dog."
A profile on RogerEbert.com writer Christy Lemire.
Meredith Brody recaps the films she saw, of past and present, at the 2016 Telluride Film Festival.
An in-depth preview of the films, including rarities and restorations, playing in the Noir City: Chicago 8 program at the Music Box Theatre.
Sheila writes: The Cannes Film Festival is up and running and Rogerebert.com is there! You can check out Rogerebert.com's full coverage in the Table of Contents for the film festival. That post will be updated as more dispatches come in. There is video footage as well, including a memorable moment when Chaz Ebert asked a question at the "Money Monster" press conference. Finally, "Two Weeks in the Midday Sun," Roger Ebert's 1987 book about the Cannes Film Festival, was re-released in May, just in time for the 2016 festival. The re-release has a foreword written by Martin Scorsese, which you can read here.
A bunch of 2016 Oscar nominees and must-own Criterion releases just hit Blu-ray. Pick your favorite!
An interview with "Cult Movies" author Danny Peary.
An appreciation of the lasting power of Bette Davis.
An interview with director Kent Jones about his documentary "Hitchcock/Truffaut."
The movie questionnaire and 2015 reviews of RogerEbert.com film critic Peter Sobczynski.
The movie questionnaire and 2015 reviews of RogerEbert.com film critic Christy Lemire.
An interview with Joe Dante, director of the new Burying the Ex.
Roger Ebert's essay on film in the 1978 edition of the Britannica publication, "The Great Ideas Today."
An interview with Oscar winner Hilary Swank, star of Tommy Lee Jones' "The Homesman."
"Nightcrawler" and the new face of entitlement; "Suffering for their art" films; Fight against TV's "smooth motion" setting; Suicide and silence; Oliver Stone to make Snowden film.
Roderick Heath on "We Are the Best!"; The whiplash of journalism; Hollywood's secret sequel economy; Chatting with Seth Meyers; Kirk Douglas on Lauren Bacall.