The Beach Bum
The shaggy dog nature of this film, one that mimics its protagonist’s neverending belief that everything is just gonna be alright, alright becomes almost transcendent.
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An article about the free screening of Melissa Haizlip's "Mr. Soul!" on Thursday, February 21st, at the Apollo Theater.
Sarah Knight Adamson reports from Santa Monica, CA on the winners and speeches at last weekend's Critics' Choice Awards.
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Nell Minow's favorite films of 2018.
Tomris Laffly's picks for the best of 2018.
The best films of 2018, according to Odie Henderson.
The best films of 2018, as chosen by Brian Tallerico.
The staff choices for the best films of 2018.
An interview with the stars of If Beale Street Could Talk, Stephan James and KiKi Layne.
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A look ahead at the films set to come out in the fall season, starring ten of our most anticipated titles.
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The 20 films world premiering at the Toronto Film Festival that you can expect to find covered here over the next week, among many others.
An article about PROJECT INVOLVE/Ebert Fellow Melissa Haizlip winning the Audience Award at AFI DOCS 2018 with her film "MR SOUL"
An article about Melissa Haizlip and Samuel D. Pollard's "Mr. SOUL!", screening Saturday, June 16th, at AFI DOCS. And Rory Kennedy's "Above and Beyond: NASA'S Journey to Tomorrow.'
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Sheila O'Malley on the art of Joan Crawford, as displayed in a new restoration of 1952's "Sudden Fear."
An essay on Prince's masculinity, artistry and blackness.
The RogerEbert.com staff's Oscar pick for Best Documentary.