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Sometimes, it feels as if we are eavesdropping on day-to-day conversations rather than just hearing the usual litany of platitudes and regrets.

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Stray Dog

"Stray Dog" largely succeeds because Granik's technique complements her subject. Both he and the film are modest in their goals and cherish the value of…

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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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Truly, Madly, Deeply

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Backdraft

(1991)

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Madonna: Truth or Dare

(1991)

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Dice Rules

(1991)

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Daddy Nostalgia

(1991)

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FX 2: The Deadly Art Of Illusion

(1991)

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Journey Of Hope

(1991)

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Switch

(1991)

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Impromptu

(1991)

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One Good Cop

(1991)

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A Rage In Harlem

(1991)

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Spartacus

(1991)

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New Jack City

(1991)

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A Kiss Before Dying

(1991)

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The Object Of Beauty

(1991)

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Toy Soldiers

(1991)

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Mister Johnson

(1991)

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Mortal Thoughts

(1991)

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The Comfort Of Strangers

(1991)

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Eminent Domain

(1991)

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Ju Dou

(1991)

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Perfectly Normal

(1991)

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True Colors

(1991)

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The Marrying Man

(1991)

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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Batman vs Charlton Heston!

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Marie writes: You never know know what you'll find each week inside The Ebert Club, such is the multifarious nature of its often gleeful content, not to mention the God-like power of Adobe Photoshop when inspired by casting rumors re: Christian Bale and Ridley Scott's "Exodus". Go here to join the Club and explore a truly eclectic assortment of finds. Your subscription helps support the Newsletter, the Far-Flung Correspondents and the On-Demanders.

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New seasons with new names

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I have watched with a kind of petrified fascination in recent years as the world creeps closer to what looks to me like disastrous climate change. The poles are melting. Ocean levels are rising. The face of the planet is torn by unprecedented natural disasters. States of emergency have become so routine that governors always seem to be proclaiming one. Do they have drafts of proclamations on file?

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