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Sin Alas

Sin Alas has a lot going on, both plot-wise and stylistically, and it often gets quite theatrical, but the overall effect is that of a…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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The Innkeepers

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Windfall

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The Woman in Black

(2012)

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Smiles of a Summer Night Great Movie

(1955)

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Albert Nobbs

(2012)

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Amador

(2012)

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The Grey

(2012)

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Man on a Ledge

(2012)

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A Separation

(2012)

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Tomboy

(2012)

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We Need to Talk About Kevin

(2012)

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Ivan the Terrible, Parts I & II Great Movie

(1958)

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The Wages of Fear

(1955)

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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

(2012)

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Flowers of War

(2012)

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Haywire

(2012)

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The King of Devil's Island

(2012)

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Mulberry Child

(2012)

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Norwegian Wood

(2012)

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Pina

(2012)

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Red Tails

(2012)

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Carnage

(2012)

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Contraband

(2012)

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The Iron Lady

(2012)

Days of Ebertfest: The 2013 schedule

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PRESS RELEASE: CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Terrence Malick's 1978 film "Days of Heaven" won an Oscar for best cinematography, and Roger Ebert likely found that no surprise. It is "above all one of the most beautiful films ever made," Ebert said in a 1997 review. So it's only appropriate that the film will open the 15th annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival on April 17 in the big-screen, newly renovated Virginia Theater in downtown Champaign.

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The first day of spring

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The eve of the birth of the great horse Secretariat, as recounted by William Nack, his bigrapher:

The story of Grandpa Joe and Secretariat.

I was never, however, as sentimental about Yo-Yos as I later became about movies and Yo-Yos --as this earlier blog entry makes clear

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