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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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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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Join Chaz Ebert and Steve James for a Reddit AMA on "Life Itself"

With the 4th of July release of "Life Itself" rapidly approaching, Chaz Ebert and director Steve James have decided to partake in a Reddit AMA tomorrow, June 1st, from 1 - 2:30 PM PT / 3 - 4:30 PM CT.

During this "AMA" (Ask Me Anything), Chaz and Steve will field any and all questions you have about Roger Ebert, the documentary and, well, life itself. For those unfamiliar with the "AMA", here are a few other sessions that have taken place. 

Barack Obama

Richard Ayoade

Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost

In order to participate you'll have to have a working Reddit account (if you need to create one, click here and and look at the top right). Be sure to show up tomorrow and spread the word about the event. We'll see you at the movies.

Magnolia Pictures will release "Life Itself" on iTunes/OnDemand and in theaters July 4th, 2014.

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