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

RogerEbert.com

Thumb_walk_among_the_tombstones

A Walk Among the Tombstones

Fans of the hardboiled detective, rejoice. Screenwriter-director Scott Frank and actor Liam Neeson, adapting the splendid work of crime novelist Lawrence Block, have brought a…

Thumb_zero_theorem_ver4

The Zero Theorem

Terry Gilliam's first science fiction film since "12 Monkeys" is an inventively designed but oddly inert satire on technology, God and the future of humankind.

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
Blog 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
2014
0
4.0
Widget_kxdaj7fl8m71zumopkxbkg1rtzk
The Spectacular Now

(2013)

Widget_jhf6uofryg9rmwttf6mefanh6pe
Computer Chess

(2013)

Widget_at-any-price-poster
At Any Price

(2012)

Widget_mfwukghavhxrnydgmdq1zqzrqpq
Blancanieves

(2012)

Widget_deceptive-practice
Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay

(2013)

Widget_sihomfvah3vqhqjaakegvsw6xte
To the Wonder

(2013)

Widget_azrpkracxpicu745qdfgfoxtlnk
From Up on Poppy Hill

(2013)

Widget_6fvs42584kadgdxhgqe6q1ld250
The Host

(2013)

Widget_mtrxygmwmuds2yj2vhpqoo1quki
Ginger and Rosa

(2013)

Widget_uoruwlgddfka4buu9b9nuhtkuy
On the Road

(2013)

Widget_ve1gxpvbveekwdo4y7d7srmwo6h
Phil Spector

(2013)

Widget_xbepftvyieurxopaxyzgtgtkwgw
Ballad of Narayama Great Movie

(1958)

Widget_ewigedlqajjs3thoefiuihafhlj
Don't Stop Believing: Everyman's Journey

(2013)

Widget_2mrspf06d4pph56xpztefd1up4w
Future Weather

(2012)

Widget_3ibdu2t0gkzy4neqen9l6whlw8f
Bless Me, Ultima

(2012)

Widget_qovlp6s04akwzclmgwhuw0kog8
A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III

(2013)

Widget_rpl1hmecmsqifo3pvcy7obe7tuo
Side Effects

(2013)

Widget_32tzc2nndes6xkdhr7sbibiezz7
56 Up

(2013)

Widget_gplz4zphhifjvcy8uwtku6oi62t
Stand Up Guys

(2013)

Widget_v7adfz0xermzvhdusd19ew5l74e
Quartet

(2012)

Widget_dyi7udfgxxloda7eyj2hyp0jd8s
The Loneliest Planet

(2013)

Widget_vwtbmcg9fgkvq5vtlzixqnakom1
West of Memphis

(2012)

Widget_spkdohsms3peje6etvnhi9ap5yp
LUV

(2013)

Widget_abmkpvcfrkzcvtdqavg39cn6rw
The Trouble with the Truth

(2012)

Movie Answer Man (04/07/2002)

Q. In "Panic Room," viewers are treated to another of those Hollywood creative moments: Jodie Foster on the toilet peeing. The camera pans tactfully away, leaving us with just the tinkle. My question: Did they use a bladder double? (Neil Ferguson, Tempe AZ)

Continue reading →

'2001' an odyssey not to be missed

From time to time I'll meet someone who was underwhelmed by "2001: A Space Odyssey." Because I consider it one of the great moviegoing experiences of my life, I ask them how they saw it. They invariably saw it on home video. Just as there are movies--"Moulin Rouge" seems to be one--that benefit from return visits via DVD, so there are a few movies that should not be seen that way--not the first time, anyway.

Continue reading →

Familiar names top Indie awards

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--But first for something completely different. The 2002 Independent Spirit Awards, or Oscars Unchained, were handed out here Saturday under a big top on the beach. Oscar nominees like Nicole Kidman, Ian McKellen and Sissy Spacek rubbed shoulders with indie legends like John Waters, Kasi Lemmons and Steve Buscemi, in a hip party atmosphere.

Continue reading →

The shifting sands

I approach this annual task with a sense of foreboding. The 2002 Oscar race rests on shifting sands. There are scarcely even any absolute front-runners, unless it is Jennifer Connolly as best supporting actress. I am sure of one category, then another. Then I change my mind.

Continue reading →

Movie Answer Man (03/10/2002)

Q. Since the Oscar nominations for best animated feature were revealed, I've read that people are shocked that "Waking Life" wasn't recognized. Has everyone forgotten "Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within?" The process took four years to complete, and it's the most ground-breaking animation of the lot. (Tim Friel, Aston Pa)

Continue reading →