In Memoriam 1942 – 2013 “Roger Ebert loved movies.”

RogerEbert.com

Thumb_avengers_age_of_ultron_ver11

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron is bigger, louder and messier than the first Avengers, but hits more original notes.

Thumb_ride

Ride

Helen Hunt directs herself in this story of a brittle New York book editor who begins healing old wounds by learning how to surf.

Other Reviews
Review Archives
Thumb_xbepftvyieurxopaxyzgtgtkwgw

Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

Thumb_jrluxpegcv11ostmz1fqha1bkxq

Monsieur Hire

Patrice Leconte's "Monsieur Hire" is a tragedy about loneliness and erotomania, told about two solitary people who have nothing else in common. It involves a…

Other Reviews
Great Movie Archives
Other Articles
Far Flunger Archives
Other Articles
Channel Archives

Contributors

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert became film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967. He is the only film critic with a star on Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame and was named honorary life member of the Directors' Guild of America. He won the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Screenwriters' Guild, and honorary degrees from the American Film Institute and the University of Colorado at Boulder. Since 1989 he has hosted Ebertfest, a film festival at the Virginia Theater in Champaign-Urbana. From 1975 until 2006 he, Gene Siskel and Richard Roeper co-hosted a weekly movie review program on national TV. He was Lecturer on Film for the University of Chicago extension program from 1970 until 2006, and recorded shot-by-shot commentaries for the DVDs of "Citizen Kane," "Casablanca," "Floating Weeds" and "Dark City," and has written over 20 books.

Reviews Filter Show Filters | Reset Filters

1914
2015
0
4.0
Widget_fautu5cpvwwgxw0g53vt9aob6yx
Casino Royale

(1967)

Widget_pk36zijvijqyyubpwumus41mzxr
Africa Addio

(1967)

Widget_goodtimesposter
Good Times

(1967)

Widget_imzpjwxnzary8bgfqia6bu5pgwb
Hombre

(1967)

Widget_zyx82ukevfp5gorn0lt06cxag0x
Guns of the Trees

(1967)

Widget_troo0xnnhw3rky8simdxwd8taez
The Game Is Over

(1967)

Missing-poster-widget
Clouds Over Israel

(1967)

Widget_q9ewjpp2hbcx5nnwu6q75xflphe
In Like Flint

(1967)

Widget_y7l9rwoqor7inlzqf2xlkv5yx1a
Galia

(1967)

Widget_ifcjvn8fg16glhvxrpv6bp5s4m3
Le Petit Soldat

(1960)

Scorsese does Hitchcock

Primary_eb20071206answerman712060306ar

Q. My wife and I saw "Awake" with some friends the other night. I knew nothing about the movie, and wasn't thrilled when I heard it was a thriller with Jessica Alba. I figured it would be a typical superficial piece of garbage aimed at teenagers. I went anyway to be with my wife. I was very pleasantly surprised. I liked that the twists were delivered with subtlety, and I wasn't able to predict one of them.

Continue reading →

No country to be wrong about

Primary_eb20071129answerman711290301ar

Q: I went to see "No Country for Old Men" with a group of my friends. I was absolutely fascinated and riveted by the film and think it is the best film I have seen thus far this year. My very good friend, who also happens to be a very smart guy, thought the film was terrible. I was shocked. Should I debate the merits of the film with him? Is it even worth debating such a wonderful film when the person you are debating with has no appreciation for it, and does it pose a risk to the friendship?

Continue reading →