We need more directors willing to take risks with films like Get Out.
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An interview with Raoul Peck, director of "I Am Not Your Negro."
This seasoned triumvirate of talent deserves their recognition in a competitive year.
A report from AFI Fest on a presentation of Otto Preminger's "Carmen Jones."
An interview with Jeff Nichols, writer/director of "Loving."
An interview with writer/director/actor Tyler Perry about "Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween."
The latest and greatest on Blu-ray and streaming services, including "Brooklyn," "Freaks and Geeks," "Concussion," "The Bicycle Thieves," and more!
A piece on extending the conversation about diversity at the Oscars to include all minorities.
An op-ed on how the decision to move the Lifetime Achievement Oscar off the telecast hurts us all.
An appreciation of the late, great cinematographer, documentarian and activist Haskell Wexler, plus a transcript of his 2013 conversation about his work on Terrence Malick's "Days of Heaven."
Members of the RogerEbert.com film community remember the late Haskell Wexler.
An excerpt from Jason Bailey's book "Richard Pryor: American Id."
The Oscar for Best Actor could come down to a battle between actors considered overdue for their first Oscar.
An interview with Stanley Nelson, the director of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution.
A piece on two Westerns released on Blu-ray this week by Kino Lorber: "Duel at Diablo" and "Monte Walsh."
The movie questionnaire and 2015 reviews of RogerEbert.com film critic Susan Wloszczyna.
An appreciation of Joseph Sargent, Director of many classic television and theatrical films, including "The Taking of Pelham 123."
Nell Minow responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.
RogerEbert.com writers share their favorite memories of watching the Oscars.
Odie Henderson launches our coverage of Oscar Memories from some of our most notable contributors.
For Michał Oleszczyk, translating for his mom makes for a more active engagement with the movie.
Writer Susan Wloszczyna responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.
The aesthetic politics of filming black skin; saving Memphis; a Richard Linklater retrospective; "Fisher King" commentary; bankrupting emergency care.
With his perfectly styled Afro, cool bop walk and smart-aleck mouth, martial artist and actor Jim Kelly, who died from cancer on Saturday at the age of 67, was a seventies screen sensation who became an icon. Michael A. Gonzales appreciates cinema's first African-American martial arts star.
Call it a bloodbath. Not literally, of course, but it sure felt like one.
It was a Friday afternoon in late spring 1993 at The American Film Institute. The Class of 1992, which had pretty much killed itself making short films ("cycle projects") since starting the program in September, was waiting for a list. Dreading it, too. Because everybody'd known all year that of 168 "Fellows," as AFI calls them --- only 40 (or just 8 across 5 disciplines - directing, producing, cinematography, editing, production design) would be invited back, making that coveted Second Year cut for the opportunity to produce a second year film.
A top secret selection committee debated late into the day. Even I, then Special Projects Coordinator and right hand to the Dean of Studies, didn't know who was meeting. There was tension everywhere, clinging like the humidity of a Midwestern summer, as the committee decided, and the Fellows waited.