Same Kind of Different as Me
It can be hard to disagree with the heart and events of this true tale, except for when the movie reveals itself to be mighty…
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A review of the new season of "Top of the Lake" from Jane Campion, starring Elisabeth Moss.
An article about Roger Ebert's August 19th induction ceremony into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame at the American Writers Museum and reprint of lovely speech by Milos Stehlik
Swedish director Ruben Ostlund's "The Square" won the Palme d'Or at the 70th Cannes Film Festival.
Ben Kenigsberg makes his predictions for the 2017 Cannes awards.
A preview of the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
An interview with director Anne Fontaine about her new film "The Innocents."
Jeff Nichols brings "Loving" to Cannes; Cherchez la femme; Best of Cannes so far; STX pays $50 million for unmade Scorsese movie; "Mean Dreams" thrills at Cannes.
Three new films from Cannes 2016, including the latest by Jim Jarmusch.
Roger's Favorites: Jane Campion, writer/director of "The Piano."
A reposting of Tina Hassannia's article from Movie Mezzanine, and the response it received from Peter Becker, president of the Criterion Collection.
Meet the critics attending Ebertfest 2015.
Ten underrated female performances from 2014 worthy of Oscar consideration.
A piece on the first wave of critics groups awards and some predictions for SAG and the Golden Globe nominees.
Cannes reporters Michał Oleszczyk and Ben Kenigsberg discuss the films of this year's Cannes Film Festival.
The Turkish director, a longtime Cannes favorite, won the festival's top prize.
Day five at Cannes sees an analysis of Tommy Lee Jones' "The Homesman" in light of continued issues with gender equality at the fest.
Barbara Scharres reports on the second day of the Cannes Film Festival.
An exhaustive list of Top 10s by RogerEbert.com contributors.
Erik Childress looks at the first awards of the season and their possible impact on the Oscar race.
How does screen violence make you feel? What kind hurts, and what kind doesn't? What goes through your mind when you see blood on the screen?
Female horror writers you should be reading; "Community" showrunner Dan Harmon reveals all (or some); why critics hate 'The Newsroom'; Jane Campion is tired of film; Britain legalizes gay marriage; Jean-Luc Godard in 3-D.
Marie writes: I've been watching a lot of old movies lately, dissatisfied in general with the poverty of imagination currently on display at local cinemas. As anyone can blow something up with CGI - it takes no skill whatsoever and imo, is the default mode of every hack working in Hollywood these days. Whereas making a funny political satire in the United States about a Russian submarine running aground on a sandbank near a small island town off the coast of New England in 1966 during the height of the Cold War - and having local townsfolk help them escape in the end via a convoy of small boats, thereby protecting them from US Navy planes until they're safely out to sea? Now that's creative and in a wonderfully subversive way....
Susan Wloszczyna wonders if women at the helm might be just the thing to revitalize the foundering, repetitive comic-book movie genre.
Ben Kenigsberg recaps Cannes's post-awards press conferences and closing-night party.