A wild whirlwind of a mess, without any coherence, without even a guiding principle.
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Matt writes: With the 91st Academy Awards telecast scheduled to be broadcast this Sunday, February 24th, Collin Souter devotes his latest installment of Short Films in Focus to all of the shorts nominated for Oscars this year (and yes, ALL of the nominees deserve to be televised, as do the entirety of the winners' acceptance speeches in each category). One of the Best Documentary Short Subject nominees, Marshall Curry's "A Night at the Garden" is embedded below, and according to Souter, it appears to have "broken precedent" with its exceptionally brief running time (clocking in just over seven minutes in length).
A tribute to Bruno Ganz.
Reviews from the Cannes Film Festival of three world premieres, including the latest by Lars von Trier.
After being declared "persona non grata" by the festival in 2011, Lars von Trier returned to Cannes this year with "The House That Jack Built."
An interview with the writer/director of The Party.
A countdown of our most anticipated films coming this winter.
An article about the TIFF Ebert Tribute Luncheon honoring Wim Wenders on Sunday, September 10th.
An in-depth look at an ambitious retrospective at NYC's Film Society of Lincoln Center that celebrates one of cinema's greatest years.
A look back at Wim Wenders' "Wings of Desire," which premiered at Cannes 30 years ago this month.
A review of three new films from the Berlin Film Festival, including the latest from Sally Potter.
A piece on Wim Wenders' "The American Friend," released on Blu-ray by Criterion tomorrow.
A report from the 2015 Los Cabos International Film Festival.
A review of Atom Egoyan's "Remember".
Ridley Scott's new film, whose production was interrupted by the suicide of the director's brother Tony, is a weird melding of their styles, concerns and temperaments.
Barbara Scharres sets the stage the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival.
From the Grand Poobah: Here in Michigan Oink's ice cream parlor exerts a magnetic pull on helpless citizens for miles around. I can no longer sample their countless flavors, but not log ago I took Kim Severson there. She is a New York Times writer doing a piece on The Pot. Oink's is run by my friend Roger Vink, who says, "May the Oink be with you."
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Roger Ebert's best movie lists from 1967-present
CANNES, France -- No films could be more different than the two top prize winners in this year's Cannes Film Festival. And no directors could have accepted the awards more differently - one with joy, the other almost defiantly.
Ebert's Best Film Lists1967 - present