Guardians of the Galaxy
In many respects, “Guardians,” directed and co-written by indie wit James Gunn, and starring buffed-up former schlub Chris Pratt and Really Big Sci-Fi Blockbuster vet…
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An amazing special Roger made with Gene Siskel in 1990, talking to Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas about the future of movies.
For Roger, Apple was not just a company, but a way of life akin to a religion, with Steve Jobs its high priest of invention.
The Plaza Classic Film Festival in El Paso, Texas is showing a series of seven of Roger's favorite movies.
Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been elected to run the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Today we launch our new Twitter account, @ebertvoices.
Chaz considers Roger's influence on James Mangold's "The Wolverine."
Our contest to complete the story Roger started about the Thinking Molecules of Titan is officially closed.
Today would have been our 21st wedding anniversary. I'm thinking of Roger and our love.
UPDATE, JUNE 27: Roger started this fun story about the patterns of molecules on Titan and the entries you are sending in to finish it are pretty cool and entertaining! We are leaving this contest open for one month, from June 18 to July 18, and after that time we will start sharing your entries and allowing you to vote on them. So please keep those entries coming!
Before he died, Roger was working on science fiction story about space exploration set in part at his beloved University of Illinois. We're having a contest to finish Roger's story. Write your own ending and send it to us. We'll gather the submissions, solicit your votes on which is the best, and announce the winner on the site. (Illustrations by Krishna Bala Shenoi.)
Back in 1984, Roger was interviewed by Terry Gross for "Fresh Air." It's a case of a great interviewer and a great subject. Though the interview is not currently available in Fresh Air's online archives, they graciously agreed to let us put up the complete interview. It's a great listen.