The fact that he doesn’t try to redeem these flawed, fascinating figures—or even try to make you like them in the slightest way—feels like an…
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A column on the state of the Oscar race after Venice, Telluride and Toronto, with an emphasis on the abundance of actors and actresses playing real people.
A recap of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival by the contributors who were there.
A review of Fox Searchlight's "Brooklyn" and "Youth."
An overview of the films that will be theatrically released in the 2015 fall season.
"Sholay" turned 40 this weekend. Why it still matters.
Further evidence that Max von Sydow starred in more than just "Game of Thrones" and "Star Wars, Episode VII: The Force Awakens."
The movie questionnaire and 2015 reviews of RogerEbert.com film critic Peter Sobczynski.
The state of female directors in Hollywood; Legacy of "Goodfellas"; "Year of women" at box office; What Dogme 95 did for women directors; Chuck Norris vs. Communism.
Donald Liebenson chats with actor/comedian/writer Patton Oswalt about his new book "Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life From an Addiction to Film."
An appreciation of Joseph Sargent, Director of many classic television and theatrical films, including "The Taking of Pelham 123."
What do the Quentin Tarantino and Interstellar stories say about the growing divisions between celluloid lovers and digital projection?
A tribute to Leonard Maltin by RogerEbert.com's writers, on the occasion of his reference book Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide ceasing publication after 45 years.
Remembering Dick Smith; The importance of "Playtime"; Tom Hiddleston's letter to Joss Whedon; The lazy nihilism of Woody Allen; Fan Bingbing to play Anna May Wong.
The best new releases on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, VOD, and Blu-ray/DVD.
Remembering Ruby Dee; "The Fault in Our Stars" succeeds and fails; Amazon vs. Warner Bros.; The case against "Edge of Tomorrow"; Trials of a documentarian.
Chaz Ebert shares some of her favorite moments from the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.
A love letter to classic movie villains; Seth Rogen is not a victim of the Santa Barbara killings; Remembering Jeff Vice; Cliff Curtis on playing multiple ethnicities; Who is a feminist now?
A ranking of the ten best winners of the Palme d'Or before 2014 adds a new film to the exclusive club.
Ten years after it debuted on MTV, Craig Lindsey analyzes the Brooklyn-capturing, still-powerful video for "99 Problems" by Jay-Z, directed by Mark Romanek.
Ray Harryhausen's creature drawings; How hollywood killed death; Live-coverage of Hateful Eight reading; Masterful noir films; A short movie.
Indie filmmaker Robert Rodriguez talks about his new series and his television network El Rey.
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?
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.