Like Ficarra and Requa’s 2011 comedy Crazy Stupid Love, Focus begins promisingly and bops along enjoyably for a while, only to run out of steam…
Why did I choose this essay?
Roger's essay about Blackie and Ming brought back haunting memories and aptly described the emptiness that a beloved canine leaves behind. As children or adults, we don't forget, that void remains. As Roger expressed it: "I have an empty space inside myself that can only be filled by a dog."
This message came to me from a reader named Peter Svensland. He and a fr...
The RogerEbert.com pick for the Best Director of 2014.
On how Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" examines evil.
The RogerEbert.com staff pick for the Best Animated Film of 2015.