Alice Through the Looking Glass
There is no magic, no wonder, just junk rehashed from a movie that was itself a rehash of Lewis Carroll, tricked out with physically unpersuasive…
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The latest edition of "The Unloved" looks at Robert Siegel's "Big Fan."
An article on Ebertfest 2016 passes available for purchase on November 2nd.
An interview with "Green Street Hooligans" and "Punisher: War Zone" director Lexi Alexander.
An interview with writer/director Ramin Bahrani and actor Noah Lomax of "99 Homes."
A film-by-film preview of the 2015 Ebertfest.
A gallery of photos, videos and links illustrating Chaz's journey relating to Roger's legacy in the two years since his death.
Sheila writes: It was Edgar Allan Poe's 206th birthday on January 19, and I came across an old post on Open Culture featuring a couple of cool clips, one being Christopher Walken reading Poe's poem "The Raven," and the other being the 1953 Oscar-nominated animated short of Poe's story "The Tell-Tale Heart," narrated by James Mason. It's extremely surreal, very creepy, and well worth watching.
Donald Liebenson chats with actor/comedian/writer Patton Oswalt about his new book "Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life From an Addiction to Film."
Shatterglass Studios presents its exclusive video compiling footage from Ebertfest 2014.
Passes for Ebertfest 2015 will go on sale Saturday, November 1st.
An interview with film critic Leonard Maltin.
An interview with Paul Scheer, star of FXX's "The League" and the podcast "How Did This Get Made?"
FFC Jana Monji interviews Ebertfest attendees John and Jim Burns.
Sheila writes: Those of you attending Ebertfest, a note from Chaz:We will have our annual Ebert Club Meet and Greet at the Roger Ebert Film Festival, Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 8 am - 10 am in the Illini Union, General Lounge. Also invited are the Far Flung Correspondents and writers from Rogerebert.com. I look forward to seeing you there!
A complete guide to the 16th Annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival.
The panel subjects and panelists for the 16th Annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival have been announced, including Patton Oswalt, Brie Larson, Steve James, and more.
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
Sheila writes: In 1968, Stanley Kubrick, whose game-changing "2001" was released that year, was interviewed for Playboy magazine. You can check out a facsimile of the interview here, but Open Culture has transcribed some of it, in particular the section where Kubrick gives some predictions on what the world will look like in the year 2001. It's fascinating speculative stuff.
Here is the full schedule for Ebertfest 2014.
Women saving film criticism; The wonderfully unique Shailene Woodley; BuzzFeed hires Allison Wilmore as their first film critic; Revisiting George Lucas' American Graffiti; Sex in Pasolini films.
Spike Lee will present a screening of "Do the Right Thing" at Ebertfest 2014 to commemorate the film's 25th anniversary.
Ebertfest sneaks the names of a few guests in anticipation of announcing the full lineup.
The studios use screeners to help Academy voters and critics groups catch up on films they might have missed. So why are studios withholding certain films and pushing others?
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.