Blinded by the Light
Blinded by the Light, at its very best, captures the experience of being a fan, the pure exhilaration of it, and the sense of your…
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)
Scout Tafoya celebrates "Sweet Movie" in his latest video essay about maligned masterpieces.
An article about START TV's My Start Story campaign.
A classic gangster picture, directed by and starring two masters of the form.
Chaz Ebert shares her thoughts on the highs and the lows of the 2019 Academy Award nominations .
The familiar story, told with a naturalistic sheen, strong songwriting, most of the old contrivances, and a few new ones.
An excerpt from the new book The Sopranos Sessions, about HBO's legendary TV series.
The film that made James Cagney a star is still a great showcase for his magnetism.
A collection of all our tributes this past year to the unforgettable talent we lost.
Scout Tafoya's video essay series on maligned masterpieces continues with a celebration of Shane Black's The Predator.
Chaz Ebert and the RogerEbert.com group of writers wishes you Happy Holidays!