Matt writes: One of the best-loved films of this year's awards season is Greta Gerwig's adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel, Little Women. In addition to Tomris Laffly's four-star review, make sure to check out Ally Johnson's appreciation of filmmaker Gillian Armstrong (who helmed the beloved 1994 adaptation) as well as Katherine Tulich's exclusive video interview (embedded below) with Gerwig and her leading lady, Saiorse Ronan.
An announcement of passes going on sale Friday, November 1st, for the next Ebertfest Film Festival that takes place April 15-18, 2020, in Champaign, Illinois.
Chaz Ebert shares her thoughts on Ron Howard's new documentary, "Pavarotti," and presents an appreciation of the Lyric Opera.
An article announcing the Aretha Franklin documentary, "Amazing Grace," as the opening night selection for Ebertfest 2019.
Matt writes: Last week, we mourned the death of Aretha Franklin, the inimitable Queen of Soul who left behind a towering legacy of immortal music when she passed away at age 76. Odie Henderson penned a wonderful tribute to the legend, while various contributors at RogerEbert.com joined Chaz Ebert in offering their own reflections on her extraordinary life and career.
A reprint of Roger Ebert's review of 1980's "The Blues Brothers," printed today in the Chicago Sun-Times.
A day one report from Telluride on the atmosphere of this year's event and the cancellation of "Amazing Grace."