The Grand Budapest Hotel
As much as "The Grand Budapest Hotel" takes on the aspect of a cinematic confection, it does so to grapple with the very raw and,…
The Cannes International Film Festival is the most talked-about film festival of the year, where directors from around the world showcase their newest work, from the most challenging art cinema to the big blockbusters. For many years, Roger Ebert and a team of contributors have covered Cannes, and we are continuing that tradition with start-to-finish coverage from around the festival.
More moviegoers see films on video in some form than ever before -- whether streaming on demand, cable or satellite, instant download services, DVD or Blu-ray. Even high-profile pictures become available to home viewers before or at the same time as their theatrical release. Reviewing them is a job for... The Demanders!
Since he started as film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967, and began covering movies locally and at international film festivals, Roger Ebert has met and interviewed countless movie idols, artists and unknowns -- some of them even before they became famous. There's hardly a major figure in the history of movies, from the last part of the 20th century into the 21st, that he hasn't encountered.
The opening shot of a movie can tell us a lot about how to view and interpret what follows. It can even represent the whole movie in miniature. The Opening Shots Project collects illustrated analyses of some of Jim Emerson's favorites, and contributions from Scanners readers.
Roger Ebert has attended international film festivals and events for almost half a century, from the Kolkata International Film Festival to the Academy Awards. In addition to his coverage, our contributors report the latest from Cannes, Telluride, Toronto, Sundance and other movie showcases world-wide.
The place for everything that doesn't have a home elsewhere on RogerEbert.com, this is a collection of thoughts, ideas, snippets, and other fun things that Roger and others posted over the years.
A collection of tributes to Roger from various sources.
Six recent releases on Blu-ray, including Fellini's "Il Bidone" and two Tyrone Power movies.
Joe Dallesandro; "Blazing Saddles" at 40; women and revenge; women and Scorsese.
The Producers Guild, the Writers Guild and the Directors Guild have all weighed in. How good are they as predictors of the Oscars?
Post-Beatles Beatles movies; heroin and creativity; Terry Gilliam's life in 8 movies; Hannibal's food stylist.
Søren Hough of MovieFail.com talks about his experience seeing "Life Itself at a special screening for contributors to the Indiegogo campaign that helped fund the movie.
An excerpt from a forthcoming book on Terence Davies by Michał Oleszczyk.
RogerEbert.com welcomes a new member to the editorial team.
A plea for "sanity" in discussing Allen/Farrow; Phillip Roth on why he's not going back to fiction; Russell Brand on addiction; The Tonight Show's forgotten host.
Criterion partners with Martin Scorsese to offer amazing treasures of world cinema on Blu-ray and DVD.
R.I.P., Phillip Seymour Hoffman and Eduardo Coutinho; the Allen-Farrow thing, catalogued and linked; Kristin Scott Thomas' ambivalence; Chuck Jones, honored.