Southbound is a prime example of a horror omnibus film: even the weaker segments have something to recommend them.
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.
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.
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.
"Life Itself," based on Roger Ebert's memoir and directed by Steve James, will open in theaters and be available On Demand on July 4, 2014.
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.
A collection of tributes to Roger from various sources.
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.
A review of the Amazon series "Mad Dogs," premiering January 22.
A review of FX's new comedy, "Baskets."
A review of the Criterion release of Joel & Ethan Coen's "Inside Llewyn Davis."
With "The Hateful Eight," Quentin Tarantino betrays the female fans he's until-now supported.
A review of "War & Peace," premiering tonight on A&E, Lifetime and The History Channel.
Stephen Cone on being his own editor; Deniz Gamze Ergüven on "Mustang"; Guy Maddin's "The Forbidden Room"; What causes terrorism against the West; Trusting women to write super-men.
Reactions to to some of the 2016 Academy Award nominees.
A tribute to Alan Rickman on his passing.
A list of the 2016 Academy Award nominees.
Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis star in Showtime's "Billions".