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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 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)
An obituary for Leonard Doyle, our cherished Ebertfest greeter at the Virginia Theatre.
An update of the article dedicating Ebertfest 2018 to Roger Ebert and Mary Frances Fagan. And recognizing Ebertfest Volunteers Leonard Doyle, and Sherren (Sherry) Slade.
An article about the wide-ranging efforts to arrange free screenings for students and young people to see the groundbreaking "Black Panther."
A rare superhero fantasy that's plugged into the real world, but that still can't be all things to all viewers.
Very few of the films or TV shows I write about are as fascinating and full of unruly life as the encounters I have every day in the city.
Part 50 of Scout Tafoya's video essay series about maligned masterpieces.
A story about the meanest man in my old neighborhood and how he became less mean.
Todd Haynes' latest is a near-silent film with passages of great beauty but a concept that never quite gels.
The first Unloved of 2018 is on the second film of Guillermo Del Toro.
A compendium of every storytelling and pop music cliche of recent times, done with gusto.