The Zookeeper's Wife
Has many lovely and moving moments but fails to capture the many layers of this unique story, relying instead on plainly-stated metaphors.
"Life Itself" premieres on CNN tonight at 9pm EST. The film has already racked up a number of awards season accolades, including being shortlisted for the Academy Award for Best Documentary. If you haven't caught up with Steve James' masterful documentary, tonight is your chance. If you have, trust me, it's worth seeing again.
RogerEbert.com Editor-in-Chief Matt Zoller Seitz appeared on CNN yesterday to discuss the film, Roger's relationship with Gene, and the influence that Ebert had on his career. Check out the remarkable clip below and set your DVR for tonight's broadcast of "Life Itself."
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