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Another reminder that allowing your cast to madly improvise instead of actually providing a coherent script with a scintilla of inherent logic often leads to…

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Harry Benson: Shoot First

The filmmakers are themselves too celebrity besotted to comment in a meaningful way on how Benson’s career balanced depictions of the rich and famous with…

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My Favorite Roger: A Table of Contents

Over the past few years, we've been polling various contributors to RogerEbert.com about one of their favorite pieces of writing by Roger, whether it's a review, blog post or interview. We've collected all of the posts below, and will update the list whenever we have a new contribution. Make sure to check out our "Roger's Favorites" table of contents as well, in which we highlight the actors and filmmakers that he championed throughout his career. 

Nick Allen: Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed

Ali Arikan: Frequency

Monica Castillo: Star Wars 

Erik Childress: Dead Again

Seongyong Cho: The Lonely Lady

Olivia Colette: Last Tango in Paris

Matt Fagerholm: Mr. Magoo 

Scott Jordan Harris: Bonnie & Clyde 

Odie Henderson: Living Out Loud

Donald Liebenson: "The Only Great Party is a Boy and a Girl and a Whole Cheesecake: An Interview with Groucho Marx” 

Michael Mirasol: "The Blog of Blogs"

Jana Monji: Roger's blog essay "Blackie Come Home"

Lisa Nesselson: "Love and Hate and 'Knowing' -- Or, Do Wings Have Angels?"

Omer M. Mozaffar: Milk Money

Michał Oleszczyk: The Passion of the Christ

Sheila O'Malley: Kwik Stop

Matt Zoller Seitz: Stormy Monday

Tom Shales: Dead Poets Society

Peter Sobczynski: Blue Velvet

Collin Souter: Your Highness

Scout Tafoya: The Last Mistress

Gerardo Valero: Patch Adams

Pablo Villaça: Poolhall Junkies

Anath White: Last Tango in Paris

Mark Wilkening: Searching for Bobby Fischer  

Alissa Wilkinson: The Long Goodbye

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