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

RogerEbert.com

Thumb_office_christmas_party

Office Christmas Party

Another reminder that allowing your cast to madly improvise instead of actually providing a coherent script with a scintilla of inherent logic often leads to…

Thumb_harry_benson_shoot_first

Harry Benson: Shoot First

The filmmakers are themselves too celebrity besotted to comment in a meaningful way on how Benson’s career balanced depictions of the rich and famous with…

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…

Other Reviews
Great Movie 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
2016
0
4.0
Widget_cppg2zbbl7sxvkxwrvq4i789nrh
Take Shelter

(2011)

Widget_7l6vtlkbsgye2cghnkpz9onf3kn
Tucker and Dale vs. Evil

(2011)

Widget_kqnq4dmqog9ytbyknxlvztewutt
The Way

(2011)

Widget_807z1lggruf82oymhjwwixpchfa
George Harrison: Living in the Material World

(2011)

Widget_z9ca8n5jqu9v5maef5spgvogl8m
My Afternoons With Marguerite

(2010)

Widget_xlqalfvdmtcgl1ool18d6waq2me
50/50

(2011)

Widget_1gep9zc7jpsiumwnfbofxtwwf5n
Machine Gun Preacher

(2011)

Widget_ys4ltycp90oqwld1zdqnbbehj5m
Munger Road

(2011)

Widget_quhh8nrwosvlvj9rbnh1igtzoey
Weekend

(2011)

Widget_xbtdh4iib72k3fubvswmsgrunmz
Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame

(2011)

Widget_47ertwqdx9lpkqgtwmuatnnkwbj
Dolphin Tale

(2011)

Widget_cnhnuchzvklxrvfqdevlkgbpy1z
Killer Elite

(2011)

Widget_y3law8apm0gk0su1crmvpjtzvcn
Love Crime

(2011)

Widget_3oaa8mjj97ch9aegey6vjaxqcvz
Moneyball

(2011)

Widget_36oclfbwzijnaizjgyi8vimcdbx
Restless

(2011)

Widget_f4iwjcrpfs7ntl3vton712fgon6
Resurrect Dead: Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles

(2011)

Widget_mv6diuirbm4bcrgrv9ludcocupb
Bellflower

(2011)

Widget_fsnaanq4rmzwgrv6qft7nii41sj
Drive

(2011)

Widget_a5vgbt54tzfzm9hiqen2xlum8ti
Mysteries of Lisbon

(2011)

Widget_kwjcmkp4elbevxylntmg4jdmjsp
Straw Dogs

(2011)

Widget_4an2qqw28rphw22yd2tzkhws0ya
Amigo

(2011)

Widget_fijmvhyjsngni3e7osojawmzsue
Circumstance

(2011)

Widget_kbc6i0aoslthfa2dieyat9h8qhp
Contagion

(2011)

Widget_sshxihupoxtzbaik3kpm9dmlj0j
The Hedgehog

(2011)

Go gentle into that good night

Primary_roger_ebert2

I know it is coming, and I do not fear it, because I believe there is nothing on the other side of death to fear. I hope to be spared as much pain as possible on the approach path. I was perfectly content before I was born, and I think of death as the same state. What I am grateful for is the gift of intelligence, and for life, love, wonder, and laughter. You can't say it wasn't interesting. My lifetime's memories are what I have brought home from the trip. I will require them for eternity no more than that little souvenir of the Eiffel Tower I brought home from Paris.

Continue reading →

A Leave of Presence

Primary_roger-red-seats

Thank you. Forty-six years ago on April 3, 1967, I became the film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times. Some of you have read my reviews and columns and even written to me since that time. Others were introduced to my film criticism through the television show, my books, the website, the film festival, or the Ebert Club and newsletter. However you came to know me, I'm glad you did and thank you for being the best readers any film critic could ask for.

Continue reading →