Freeheld stumbles over too many hurdles to recommend it. The film’s heart is in the right place, but its focus is not.
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A preview of the 40th Toronto International Film Festival
An overview of the films that will be theatrically released in the 2015 fall season.
An FFC on recent comments by Michael Eisner.
A preview of dozens of films being released this Summer.
Meet the critics attending Ebertfest 2015.
Jana Monji reports live from the Golden Globes.
Lord Richard Attenborough, legendary director and actor, has passed away at the age of 91.
On June 21, 2014, “Life Itself” opened the Hamptons Film Festival at Guild Hall in East Hampton, New York. RogerEbert.com publisher Chaz Ebert and editor-in-chief Matt Zoller Seitz were guests at the event and participated in a post-screening Q&A with Alec Baldwin and Hamptons Film Festival artistic director David Nugent afterward.
Nell Minow responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" prominently features digital effects in a manner that blurs the line between traditional production categories and may force distinctions to be made in the near future.
Chaz writes to Roger about attending the Oscars without him.
The Producers Guild, the Writers Guild and the Directors Guild have all weighed in. How good are they as predictors of the Oscars?
An exhaustive list of Top 10s by RogerEbert.com contributors.
Missing Roger's Oscars prognostications and his top ten lists. And making a list of my own.
The Oscars race has hit a holiday lull. It's a good time to pause and take stock of nominations.
Critics groups from around the country are giving awards. What impact do these awards have on the Oscar race, and how useful are they as predictors?
Director John Lee Hancock on the challenges of making a film about Walt Disney for Disney.
Sandra Bullock's character in "Gravity" defies the norms of female characters in Hollywood films.
Alan Zilberman looks at the move to minimalism in musical scores, and how those scores shape our emotional reactions.
The male bonding/rivalry and cars-go-vrooom of "Rush" leaves Susan Wloszczyna bored, but the Sandra Bullock and Dame Judi Dench save the day with great work in "Gravity" and "Philomena" respectively.
Here are links to all our coverage from the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.
Tommaso Tocci reports on the screening of "Locke" at the Venice Film Festival.
Tommaso Tocci reports on "Gravity," the opening night film of the 70th Venice Film Festival.
Marie writes: As the dog days of summer slowly creep towards September and Toronto starts getting ready for TIFF 2013, bringing with it the promise of unique and interesting foreign films, it brought to mind an old favorite, namely The Red Balloon; a thirty-four minute short which follows the adventures of a young boy who one day finds a sentient red balloon. Filmed in the Menilmontant neighborhood of Paris and directed by French filmmaker Albert Lamorisse, The Red Balloon went on to win numerous awards and has since become a much-beloved Children's Classic.
A Civil Rights-era test to see if you're smart enough to vote; what you need to know about the situation in Turkey; the director of 20 Feet from Stardom, interviewed; new classical music suggestions for Hollywood villains; something about Like Clockwork; guess which critic wrote this un-bylined New York Times review?