Life struck me as several cuts above “meh” but never made me jump out of my seat.
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An interview with Michael Shannon about the election, "Nocturnal Animals," "The Night Before" and more.
A look at how Venice, Telluride and Toronto helped form this year's awards season.
Michael Glover Smith on "Cool Apocalypse"; What Trump doesn't get about Khan; Oral history of "Stand By Me"; Even superheroes punch the clock; Mark Pellington on "Blindspot."
An article about Roger Ebert's reviews getting republished in the Chicago Sun-Times.
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 look back at Michael Mann's "Ali."
How Hollywood failed Paula Patton; Into the cinema, onto the page; Hard questions for Ronan Farrow; Fandom is broken; Brian De Palma, American Master.
The staff of RogerEbert.com remembers Muhammad Ali.
A tribute to the greatest of all time.
A preview of dozens of films coming out this summer.
An interview with the hosts of the Black on Black Cinema podcast.
A recap of the 88th Annual Academy Awards.
An article about the 7th Annual African-American Film Critics Association Awards.
Reactions to to some of the 2016 Academy Award nominees.
A preview of the 73rd Golden Globes ceremony airing Sunday night, and some predictions.
Contributors to RogerEbert.com each list their favorite films of 2015.
An article on the 2016 Golden Globe nominees.
A report from AFI Fest on "Concussion" starring Will Smith.
The Oscar for Best Actor could come down to a battle between actors considered overdue for their first Oscar.
Anthony Daniels on "Star Wars VII"; History of Action-Movie Heroes; Love in the films of Jacques Démy; Emma Thompson on Trump; How Netflix could change the movie business.
An overview of the films that will be theatrically released in the 2015 fall season.
Sheila writes: Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks died on August 30 at the age of 82. The obituary in the New York Times gives an overview of this man's extraordinary career and contributions. The site Open Culture has a small post about Oliver Sacks' final Tweet which was a link to a video of a flash mob orchestra gathering to play Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" in a large public square. Sacks' Tweet read: "A beautiful way to perform one of the world's great musical treasures." His curiosity and appreciation of life in all its variety remained intact until the very end. Here is the video of that flash mob which is, indeed, "beautiful."
A guide to the latest releases on Blu-ray, DVD, and streaming, including Spring, Focus, Jupiter Ascending, and more!
Meet the critics attending Ebertfest 2015.
No universal "right age" for movies; Rise of Will power; Conversation with Madonna; Waitress anthropologist Candacy Taylor; Errol Morris as prosecutor.