The Big Sick
Finds that laughter-through-tears sweet spot, often in the unlikeliest of places.
* This filmography is not intended to be a comprehensive list of this artist’s work. Instead it reflects the films this person has been involved with that have been reviewed on this site.
Rest in Peace, Al Nalbandian; Merging of Hollywood and China; Nnedi Okorafor on whitewashing; Decline of the Western; Kristen Stewart on bisexuality.
An interview with comedian Gilbert Gottfried, the subject of Neil Berkeley's "Gilbert," playing at Hot Docs 2017.
I see a movie almost every year on my birthday; some are better than others.
RogerEbert.com picks the best films of 2016.
A report from TIFF on three Cannes films that have recreated their rapturous French responses in Canada.
An extensive preview of 50 films coming out within the next four months, from "Sully" to "Toni Erdmann."
A tribute to the late comedy mastermind, Garry Marshall.
Rise of American authoritarianism; Dream of the political truth-teller; Jerry Lewis and Martin Scorsese; Hilarity of "The Lion in Winter"; Hollywood's costly lack of diversity.
Highlights of our 2015 interviews, including Brie Larson, Bryan Cranston, Jason Segel, Lexi Alexander, Sarah Silverman, Spike Lee, Tom McCarthy, Ramin Bahrani, Paul Feig, Charlie Kaufman and much more.
A recap of the latest and greatest on Blu-ray, including Jurassic World, Spy, Tomorrowland, Call Me Lucky, and The Larry Fessenden Collection.
A review of Stephen Frears' "The Program" with Ben Foster.
An interview with star Nicholas Hoult on "Kill Your Friends," "Equals," 'Mad Mad: Fury Road" and "X-Men: Apocalypse."
Sheila writes: Quentin Tarantino's films are often tributes to other films, to other genres, to actors who have made their marks in the past. He loves it all, he has enthusiasm for all. Here, in this really fun Press Play video, Tarantino's visual references to other films are made explicit, shot for shot.
An in-depth look at the extraordinary film career of 100-year-old actor Norman Lloyd, currently starring in Judd Apatow's "Trainwreck."
An interview with actor Adam Scott, star of The Overnight and Parks and Recreation.
The latest on Netflix and Blu-ray, including "Gett," "Timbuktu," "Wild Tales," "The Fisher King," and "Spirited Away"!
An appreciation of David Letterman on his final day on the air.
An interview with star of stage, film, and TV, Colm Feore.
The day Roger Ebert saved my life; Adam Curtis has an eye for the unsettling; Oscar front-runners get silly; A sniper unloads on "Sniper"; Autism is better than measles.
Why "Mrs. Doubtfire" is Robin Williams's greatest role; Alex Ross Perry on "Listen Up Philip"; Keanu Reeves on "John Wick"; Blackwater founder remains free; Six films to remember from Chicago fest.
An appreciation of the actor's perseverance through age 63 despite depression.
A report on day three of TIFF on "Pawn Sacrifice" and "The Humbling."
Ebertfest receives a 2014 grant from the Hollywood Foreign Press.
Dangers facing journalists like James Foley; 11 things that shouldn’t be said to black people; Mara Wilson on Robin Williams; Reflections on "The Big Sleep"; R.I.P. Leonard Maltin’s Movie Guide.
An examination and appreciation of one of Robin Williams' greatest films, "The Fisher King."