Led by a fine performance by Jack O’Connell, ’71 balances edge-of-your-seat thrills with surprisingly balanced scenes of drama. Evokes the work of Paul Greengrass and…
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Roger Ebert's essay on film in the 1978 edition of the Britannica publication, "The Great Ideas Today."
Scout Tafoya's series on overlooked or under appreciated films continues with screenwriter John Patrick Shanley's debut feature, a comedy starring Tom Hanks as a put-upon factory worker and Meg Ryan in three roles as three different muses.
An appreciation of Joseph Sargent, Director of many classic television and theatrical films, including "The Taking of Pelham 123."
A holiday gift guide compiling RogerEbert.com's reviews of Blu-ray/DVD releases and boxed sets and a few more books from 2014.
Jennifer Kent directs the year's scariest movie; Best TV Shows of 2014; Lawsuit against NYFA; Why movies can't stop explaining themselves; Anna Kendrick on her new musicals.
A bi-weekly feature on the best new streaming and Blu-ray releases, including "Comet," "L'Avventura," "Les Blank: Always For Pleasure," "Starry Eyes," and more.
An appreciation of "1941" and interview with Bob Gale.
The death of adulthood in American culture; Forget wife-beating, enjoy football; Travels in Poland and Israel; Rape culture in Alaska; Tackling the GamerGate controversy.
The writers of RogerEbert.com reflect on the life, career and death of Robin Williams.
An excerpt from "Tom Cruise: Anatomy of An Actor."
Joe Swanberg on "Sex Tape"; The problem with "Star Wars"; Advice for writers of color; The necessary evil of Twitter; Jonah Ray hates Sublime's "What I Got."
Author Peter Biskind revisits four auteurs from the '70s--Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Roman Polanski, and Terrence Malick.
Is art a mirror of reality? Should it be?
The verdict on "Orange Is The New Black: Season 2"; Three masters and their audience; Arthur C. Clarke predicts the Internet; Nathan Rabin on "Blue Steel"; Indie alternatives to "Edge of Tomorrow."
Paul Walker's digital double; Why Godzilla is still king; The legacy of "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"; Larry Kramer on "The Normal Heart" movie; How internet journalism destroyed Tom Cruise.
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation honored award-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg with the prestigious Lincoln Leadership Prize at a dinner ceremony Wednesday at the Hilton Chicago.
The director of "Lincoln" is honored by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation.
Peter Sobczynski makes the case for Alfonso Cuaron to win the Oscar for Best Director.
The comment on Godard's 'No Comment'; Polanski's victim offers some advice to Dylan Farrow; the comedy club theory of dictatorship; Shia's brand new bag.
The Producers Guild, the Writers Guild and the Directors Guild have all weighed in. How good are they as predictors of the Oscars?
Part two of our countdown of twelve great scenes set around Christmas: #8–#5.
Erik Childress looks at the first awards of the season and their possible impact on the Oscar race.