Guardians of the Galaxy
In many respects, “Guardians,” directed and co-written by indie wit James Gunn, and starring buffed-up former schlub Chris Pratt and Really Big Sci-Fi Blockbuster vet…
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A feature that examines Shout Factory's amazing "Herzog: The Collection" film by film.
An FFC shares memories of the Los Angeles Theater scene.
Greg Salvatore on the LA premiere of "Life Itself"; How John Oliver Changed TV; Michael Mirasol on "Do the Right Thing"; 2014 fails The Bechdel Test; Steve James talks to The Daily Beast.
Sheila O'Malley interviews Greg Salvatore, Ebert Club member and contest winner, about "Life Itself" and Roger Ebert's personal impact on him.
Sheila writes: Welcome to the "Life Itself" Special Edition of the Ebert Club newsletter! The film, directed by Steve James, opens on July 4 in select cities (and on demand), with more dates and cities to follow. You will find more information about that below, as well as an exclusive for the newsletter: an interview with Ebert Club member Greg Salvatore, who won tickets to the L.A. premiere of "Life Itself" at the Google+ Hangout held on Roger's birthday. He was generous enough to share his thoughts with us and let us experience the L.A. premiere vicariously. There's lots more below. Here is the official trailer for "Life Itself."
A report on the Los Angeles premiere of "Life Itself," which took place on Thursday, June 26, 2014.
Recapping the festivities from Roger Ebert's birthday gathering on Google+ today.
A bi-weekly feature on the best movies new to Netflix, On Demand, and other streaming services.
A history and appreciation of R.W. Fassbinder on the launch of a retrospective screening series at the Lincoln Center.
Sheila writes: I was just having a conversation the other day with a friend about crows. She had had a professor in college who was fascinated by them and he passed that love on to her. She bombarded me with interesting information about crows. So when I came across this clip, from the BBC's series "Inside the Animal Mind," I had to watch. To quote the gentleman in the clip, this is "remarkable": the crow as the ultimate "problem-solver."
The Chicago Sun-Times reports on the 2014 Ebertfest, including appearances by Oliver Stone & Spike Lee.
Sheila writes: It was announced last week that the statue of Roger Ebert (created by artist Rick Harney) will be unveiled in a ceremony during the second day of Ebertfest, Thursday, April 24, at 12 p.m. The statue will live outside the famed Virginia Theatre in Champaign, Illinois. You can read more about the statue here, as well as further details about the ceremony. There is also information there about how you can help fund the sculpture.
Introducing our Streaming Consume Guide, with picks from the work of On Demand, Netflix and more.
A year after the death of Roger Ebert, our critics and contributors on the site that bears his name were asked to share a memory of the man.
Facets Multi-media director Milos Stehlik remembers Roger at a February 2014 event honoring Roger posthumously with the Illinois Prize.
Chaz reflects on her experience seeing the documentary about Roger at the Sundance Film Festival.
Matt Zoller Seitz interviews Steve James, director of "Life Itself," a documentary adapting Roger Ebert's memoir.
The first recipients of the Sundance Institute's Roger Ebert Scholarship for Film Criticism make their debut at the Sundance Film Festival.
Sheila O'Malley picks her favorite piece of Roger's writing.
Seongyong Cho's review of "The Act of Killing"
Triceratops never existed; Coppola and DePalma betwixt passions; 8 books every educated person should read; the Syrian rebel problem; The Last Temptation of Christ revisited; Herzog + Morris.
The Telluride Film Festival, which Roger loved dearly, is dedicated, in part, to him.
A box set of early Fassbinder films sees him working through pastiches of film noir and melodrama as he fins his way to his distinctive themes and style.