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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A celebration of Anna Magnani's acting career on the occasion of a retrospective at the Lincoln Center running May 18-June 1.
The latest and greatest on Blu-ray and streaming services, including "Brooklyn," "Freaks and Geeks," "Concussion," "The Bicycle Thieves," and more!
An extensive look at titles playing the 19th Annual Chicago European Union Film Festival, which is running at the Chicago's Gene Siskel Center from March 4 - 31.
An interview with director Kent Jones about his documentary "Hitchcock/Truffaut."
A recap of the screenings and events at the 2015 Middleburg Film Festival.
A NYFF report on "Carol," "The Assassin" and "Right Now, Wrong Then."
An interview with Patricia Clarkson, star of Learning to Drive.
A report from the August 2015 installment of the Midwest Independent Film Festival in Chicago.
A piece on two Westerns released on Blu-ray this week by Kino Lorber: "Duel at Diablo" and "Monte Walsh."
The movie questionnaire and 2015 reviews of RogerEbert.com film critic Peter Sobczynski.
A critic looks back on the films that formed the way she reads cinema and life.
My mom and I both loved the Master of Suspense—in ways that seem different but were, ultimately, not unrelated in the least.
An obituary for actor/filmmaker Leonard Nimoy.
Roger Ebert's essay on film in the 1978 edition of the Britannica publication, "The Great Ideas Today."
A feature on Bing Crosby, including an interview with the director of a special "American Masters" about the legendary actor.
A discussion with the RogerEbert.com writers on the legacy of Sophia Loren.
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?
Writer Dan Callahan responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.
Recent releases on Blu-ray.
A survey of selected films available now on Blu-ray.
Glenn Kenny highlights the picks of Blu-ray releases for the month of November
Writer Peter Sobczynski responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.
Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize in literature; film critic Stanley Kauffmann dies at 97; SF Film Society director Ted Hope steps down; documentary oversaturation; Will Self on the changing role of the critic.
A remembrance by Roger Ebert's book editor Donna Martin: "I had never even seen "Siskel & Ebert" on television when I knew I wanted to publish Roger's first book. John McMeel, president of Universal Press Syndicate/Andrews McMeel Publishing in Kansas City, had met Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun-Times newsroom back when John was selling syndicated features to newspapers."