Darkest Hour stands apart from more routine historical dramas.
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-in-Chief 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)
Looking back at "Donnie Darko" on the occasion of its 15th anniversary.
An interview with director Niki Caro about her new film, "The Zookeeper's Wife."
An article about the winners of the 2017 Gracie Awards.
A look at how Pablo Larrain's film captures legacy, privacy, and loyalty.
An analysis of the films of Monica Vitti and why they still move us today.
Three critics reflect on their love for "Ice Castles."
A piece on the prescience and impact of George Orwell's "1984" and the film version, which returns to theaters next week.
An interview with critic Ann Hornaday about her book, "Talking Pictures."
Jessica Ritchey answers the Movie Love Questionnaire.
This week is about lifting up those voices that seek to nurture and educate and unite us.