Director Mark Jackson’s drama is a chilly study in grief starring Catherine Keener as a war-zone photographer shattered by her experiences in Libya.
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Writer, director, and producer Paul Mazursky dies at 84.
A collection of rave reviews for Life Itself that came out of the Cannes and Sundance Film Festival.
MZS takes a hard-hitting, investigative look at his dad.
A ranking of the ten best winners of the Palme d'Or before 2014 adds a new film to the exclusive club.
"Life Itself" heading to theaters this summer; One of NYC's last video stores closes; "Death Occurred Last Night" arrives on Blu-ray; James Gray on Hitchcock; a peek at IndieLisboa 2014.
The release date for Life Itself has been announced.
Nell Minow on the Ebertfest Opening Night gala premiere of Steve James' "Life itself".
It was announced this week that the life-size bronze sculpture of Roger Ebert that will reside outside of the Virginia Theatre in Champaign, Illinois will take its place on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at noon
Richard Roeper reflects on his long friendship and professional association with Roger Ebert.
Editor's Note: Filmmaker Gregory Nava wrote the following essay for inclusion in the program book for the 2014 Spirit Awards, where Roger was honored in March.
A study on when a joke is too soon; Jim Rebhorn writes his own obituary; Disney makes an acquisition; Sudden death in The Good Wife; An Iranian cinema podcast begins.
RogerEbert.com writers share their favorite memories of watching the Oscars.
Sheila writes: Film noir is one of the richest topics in cinema, and audiences and critics alike have thrilled to its stylistic signatures and deeply ambiguous view of human nature. The site Open Culture just had a piece up on film noir, specifically on Roger Ebert's various words on the subject. Eddie Muller recently published a piece there as well on the 25 noir films that will stand the test of time. Back in 1995, Ebert published a piece that was, essentially, a guide to the film noir genre. Some of my favorite films are film noirs. What are your favorites?
Harold Ramis dies at 69; A look at the state of film criticism; Method acting destroying the profession; Meryl Streep and the Oscars; Sex and the City ten years later.
Far Flung Correspondent Anath White reports from the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
Jimmy Fallon begins his tenure on the Tonight Show; Five modern films that should be turned into literature; An extended take on the extended version of The Counselor; "Dream Projects" turned disasters; Reviews of seasons 2 of House of Cards.
A career view on Bill Murray; Personally connecting to Her; An editor from The New Yorker waxes poetic on aging, intimacy and death; Long takes on television; and a Hollywood desert land.
A conversation on The Lego Movie; Examination of Paul Verhoeven; Arguing for Steve McQueen as "Best Director"; Martin Scorsese objectifying women in movies; Mindful retweeting.
"Life Itself" gets a theatrical release from Magnolia Pictures.
Criterion partners with Martin Scorsese to offer amazing treasures of world cinema on Blu-ray and DVD.
Director Alex Ross Perry ("Impolex", "The Color Wheel") discusses cinephilia, cynicism, artistic betrayal and the death of film.
Sam Fragoso ranks all 22 films he saw at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
Michael Mirasol shares what he wants to say to Roger after seeing "Life Itself".
Matt Zoller Seitz interviews Steve James, director of "Life Itself," a documentary adapting Roger Ebert's memoir.
What were the surprises, snubs and twists of today's Oscar nominations?