A stellar high school comedy with an A+ cast, a brilliant script loaded with witty dialogue, eye-catching cinematography, swift editing, and a danceable soundtrack.
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An article compiling the memories of local Ebertfest Film Festival audience members, from those newly attending to those who have attended for twenty years.
With FilmStruck gone and no real alternative filling the void at present, Amazon is in a prime position to grab up fans of classic movies.
The staff choices for the best films of 2018.
An interview with critic Leonard Maltin about his new book, Hooked on Hollywood.
The 10th anniversary of the Chicago edition of the traveling Noir City festival runs from August 17 to 23 at the Music Box Theatre.
An excerpt from Jason Bailey's new book, "It's Okay With Me: Hollywood, The 1970s, and the Return of the Private Eye."
The legendary actress fought to break the bonds the studio system placed upon her.
Hey, "Blade Runner 2049": You know that Voight-Kampff test of yours? Did you ever take that test yourself?
An interview with Jamie Bell, star of "Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool."
18 noir films, all in 35mm, will screen at Chicago's Music Box Theater from Friday, August 25 through Thursday, August 31.
As much as can be said about Louis Malle's jazzy French noir in 30 minutes.
Writer/director Amy Heckerling takes a look back at her career.
A tribute to the late film buff, author and Turner Classics Movies host, Robert Osborne.
A piece on "Beat the Devil," returning to the Film Forum this weekend.
A book review of Edward Sorel's "Mary Astor's Purple Diary: The Great American Sex Scandal of 1936."
Molly Haskell speaks with Matt Zoller Seitz about "From Reverence to Rape," "Love and Other Infectious Diseases," "Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films" and more.
An interview with Paul Schrader, director of "Dog Eat Dog."
A profile on RogerEbert.com writer Christy Lemire.
Meredith Brody recaps the films she saw, of past and present, at the 2016 Telluride Film Festival.
An in-depth preview of the films, including rarities and restorations, playing in the Noir City: Chicago 8 program at the Music Box Theatre.
Sheila writes: The Cannes Film Festival is up and running and Rogerebert.com is there! You can check out Rogerebert.com's full coverage in the Table of Contents for the film festival. That post will be updated as more dispatches come in. There is video footage as well, including a memorable moment when Chaz Ebert asked a question at the "Money Monster" press conference. Finally, "Two Weeks in the Midday Sun," Roger Ebert's 1987 book about the Cannes Film Festival, was re-released in May, just in time for the 2016 festival. The re-release has a foreword written by Martin Scorsese, which you can read here.
A bunch of 2016 Oscar nominees and must-own Criterion releases just hit Blu-ray. Pick your favorite!
An interview with "Cult Movies" author Danny Peary.
An appreciation of the lasting power of Bette Davis.