The Lion King
The movie is never less interesting than when it's trying to be the original Lion King, and never more compelling than when it's carving out…
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Matt writes: The full line-up for our 21st annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival (a.k.a. Ebertfest), running Wednesday, April 10th, through Saturday, April 13th, is now available on RogerEbert.com. We are dedicating the festival this year to the memory of one of our favorite actors and frequent guests, Scott Wilson, whose great 1984 film "A Year of the Quiet Sun" is among the selections. We also look forward to celebrating the longtime on-air partnership Roger had with Richard Roeper, who will be on hand for two special screenings, as well as the legacy of "Rachel Getting Married" director Jonathan Demme.
A tribute to one of the world's most renowned filmmakers, Agnès Varda, who passed away today at age 90.
What if James Dean lived into the ‘60s and worked primarily with French New Wave directors?
An article about the 2018 Academy Award nominees.
An article congratulating the 2018 Oscar nominees including Steve James.
An article about the 2017 Alliance of Women Film Journalists' EDA Award Winners.
Part 2 of Chaz Ebert's "Best Of" list ranking the best Documentaries of 2017 in alphabetical order
An article about female actors and directors in contention for Oscars this year.
An article about the 2017 Governors Awards ceremony.
An article about the 2017 recipients of the Governors Awards.
A CIFF 2017 dispatch featuring reviews of Vanessa Redgrave's "Sea Sorrow," Laura Mora’s “Killing Jesús” and Milad Alami's "The Charmer."
An interview with the great Agnes Varda and photographer JR about their new film, "Faces Places."
A look back at this past weekend's Telluride Film Festival, which included 9 in the main program directed by women.
Filmmaker Ira Sachs ("Forty Shades of Blue," "Little Men") talks about the impact of his first feature, “The Delta,” on his life and career, and the lessons he drew from its production.
Abel Ferrara (with bandmates) and Agnès Varda (with the artist JR) present two very different autobiographical documentaries.
Reviews of “Maison du Bonheur,” “Becoming Bond,” “78/52” and “Erotica: A Journey Into Female Sexuality” at Hot Docs 2017.
A news brief on the Agnès Varda exhibition set to premiere at New York's Blum & Poe on Thursday, March 2nd.
Matt writes: Legendary French New Wave icon Agnès Varda was honored at the third annual Ebert Tribute ceremony during this year's Toronto International Film Festival. Brian Tallerico covered the event at RogerEbert.com, while Chaz Ebert assisted in putting together a Roger Favorites entry on Varda, compiling Roger's reviews of the director's work. Roger felt that Varda's 2008 film, "The Beaches of Agnès," contained “the most poetic shot about the cinema” that he had ever seen, in which “two old fishermen, who were young when she first filmed them, watch themselves on a screen” mounted on “an old market cart that they push through the nighttime streets of their village.”
A news brief on Saturday's Ebert Tribute event, which celebrated director Agnès Varda.
Roger's Favorites: Agnès Varda in honor of her Ebert Tribute with Cameron Bailey at the Toronto International Film Festival, September 10, 2016
For the 30th installment in his series about maligned masterworks, Scout Tafoya examines Hitchcock's dizzying oddities "Torn Curtain" and "Topaz."
A reposting of Tina Hassannia's article from Movie Mezzanine, and the response it received from Peter Becker, president of the Criterion Collection.
Sheila writes: This coming October 8th and 9th is the annual classic car sale held at the Hershey Motor Lodge in Pennsylvania. The auction lots are a sight to behold (for gearheads and also just those who appreciate beauty). Take a look at some beautiful photographs of the various vehicles up for auction.
A review of "Agnès Varda in California," the new box set from Criterion and Eclipse.
Agnès Varda will receive an honorary Palme d'Or at Cannes 2015.