Office Christmas Party
Another reminder that allowing your cast to madly improvise instead of actually providing a coherent script with a scintilla of inherent logic often leads to…
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A tribute to the late Godfather of Gore, Herschell Gordon Lewis.
A tribute to the late Curtis Hanson.
An interview with director Joe Dante about "The Movie Orgy" and his film series currently running at BAMcinématek.
Why Viggo Mortensen is off the grid; How Netflix became Hollywood's frenemy; Ted Kotcheff on "First Blood"; Insomnia and philosophy; Bruce Dern at 80.
A celebration of Disney's "The Rocketeer" on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.
An interview with Phil Hopkins, founder of the Blu-ray restoration label The Film Detective.
An op-ed on how the decision to move the Lifetime Achievement Oscar off the telecast hurts us all.
An appreciation of Jonathan Demme's "The Silence of the Lambs" on its 25th anniversary.
An interview with an early collaborator of the late cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond.
An interview with legendary animator Ralph Bakshi.
Eight films to check out before Guillermo Del Toro's "Crimson Peak" comes out Friday.
An interview with the legendary Peter Bogdanovich.
The movie questionnaire and 2015 reviews of RogerEbert.com film critic Godfrey Cheshire.
An essay on the underrated scores of late composer James Horner.
A discussion of the works of the great film composer James Horner.
An interview with Joe Dante, director of the new Burying the Ex.
A review of "In the Company of Legends" by Joan Kramer and David Heeley.
A tribute to Jean-Luc Godard in light of the retrospective "Godard: The First Wave," playing at the Siskel Film Center in Chicago.
A holiday gift guide compiling RogerEbert.com's reviews of Blu-ray/DVD releases and boxed sets and a few more books from 2014.
Sheila writes: Ebertfest 2015 may seem like a long way off, but it's really just around the corner. I wanted to alert you to the fact that passes for the 17th annual Ebertfest go on sale on November 1, this Saturday! Ebertfest will take place Wednesday, April 15th, through Sunday, April 19th, next year. You can find out more information here, as well as watch the video of Tilda Swinton's now-famous conga line, led through the Virginia Theatre in honor of Roger.
An appreciation of the life and work of the legendary producer Menahem Golan.
Sheila writes: It's less than two weeks until the domestic release of Steve James' documentary about Roger Ebert, "Life Itself." "Life Itself" will hit theaters, as well as be released On Demand, on July 4, 2014. Please check out the exclusive clip on Rogerebert.com, which focuses on the impact Chaz had on Roger's life. "Life Itself" just opened the Hamptons Film Festival, and a QA with Chaz Ebert, Rogerebert.com editor-in-chief Matt Zoller Seitz followed the screening. The QA was hosted Alec Baldwin and Hamptons Film Festival artistic director David Nugent. You can read a transcript here.
Highlights and schedule for the 2014 Chicago Critics Film Festival.