Knightley gives one of her best performances as a girl with spirit and talent who becomes a woman with ferocity and a voice
Roger Ebert became film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967. He is the only film critic with a star on Hollywood 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.
Chaz is the Publisher of RogerEbert.com and a regular contributor to the site, writing about film, festivals, politics, and life itself.
Matt Zoller Seitz is the Editor at Large of RogerEbert.com, TV critic for New York Magazine, the creator of many video essays about film history and style, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism, and the author of The Wes Anderson Collection. His writing on film and TV has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, New York Press, The Star-Ledger and Dallas Observer. (Banner illustration by Max Dalton)
A closer look at the 13 reviews by Roger Ebert chosen for the front page today to mark the anniversary of Roger's passing and the Day4Empathy.
A collection of memories from fans of Roger Ebert.
On the legacy of 2001 and Roger's writing about it on the film's 50th anniversary.
Memories of Roger from those who have met and talked to him over the years.
A video essay on the excellence of Annihilation and Paramount's shoddy treatment of the film.
Film critics share their memories of meeting Roger.
A look at the uneven way that disabled men and women are presented in American cinema.
A discussion with a legendary burlesque queen about Stormy Daniels and the #MeToo movement.
An interview with the writer/director of 45 Years and Lean on Pete.
Rosanna Arquette’s 2002 documentary “Searching for Debra Winger” is so much more salient now in light of the recent reckoning, if a little more difficult to watch.