A collection of reviews that our writers thought of when considering Roger Ebert's belief that film is an empathy machine.
An interview with Ethan Hawke, director of the new HBO docuseries The Last Movie Stars, about Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward.
A feature on some of the best representations of female friendship in movie history.
An article about three IndieCollect restorations—"F.T.A.", "Nationtime-Gary" and "The Story of a Three-Day Pass"—having their world premiere at this weekend's HFPA Restoration Summit.
An interview with Alex Thompson and Kelly O'Sullivan, director and writer/star, respectively, of the CCFF-opening Saint Frances.
They were very different in tone, genre, production values, and intended audiences, but these two films from 1994 had one key innovation in common.
Matt writes: For the second year in a row, I had the great privilege of representing RogerEbert.com in the Oscar press room, providing coverage of the 91st Academy Awards from my perch backstage, where all the winners of the night came to answer questions and thank everyone they forgot onstage (or couldn't mention due to the limited time). You can read my full report here, including my interactions with such talents as Alfonso Cuarón, as well as Nick Allen's report of the telecast itself.