The Lion King
The movie is never less interesting than when it's trying to be the original Lion King, and never more compelling than when it's carving out…
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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.
Miranda Harcourt on "The Changeover"; Elvis makes a comeback; Edward James Olmos on "The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez"; In memory of John McCain; Patricia Clarkson on "Sharp Objects."
An interview with co-writer/director Desiree Akhavan, about her new film, The Miseducation of Cameron Post.
A report from the first day of the Television Critics Association press tour, with the latest on "Deadwood," "Sharp Objects," Jennifer Garner's "Camping" and more.
An interview with Julie Taymor, director of "Across the Universe," which will be rereleased in theaters for three days only, courtesy of Fathom Events.
An article about the July 14th gala honoring Chicago International Film Festival founder and CEO Michael Kutza.
An interview with the co-writer and director of the new comedy, "Book Club."
An article about the retirement of Cinema/Chicago founder and CEO Michael Kutza.
Rosanna Arquette’s 2002 documentary “Searching for Debra Winger” is so much more salient now in light of the recent reckoning, if a little more difficult to watch.
A recap of the 90th Academy Awards.
A report on how #MeToo and #TimesUp were reflected at Sundance this year.
Reviews from Sundance of two coming-of-age movies competing in the US Dramatic Category.
A look at the work of John Williams outside of his greatest hits.
110 independent films have been announced to premiere at next January's Sundance Film Festival.
Hypocritical progressiveness of Emmys; Genius of Ryan Heffington; Anthony Lane on "Mother!"; Coppola's "Cotton Club Encore"; History of Cobb Salad.
A report from Venice on two world premieres, "The Leisure Seeker" and "Woodshock."
A report from the Venice Film Festival on three world premieres.
The latest on Blu-ray and DVD including two Criterion Altman releases, Imperium, Anthropoid, Bad Moms, and more!
In light of Polish director Andrzej Wajda's recent passing, an alphabetical list of his ten best films.
A review from the Venice Film Festival of Paolo Sorrentino's new series.
A tribute to the legendary Michael Cimino.
Why Viggo Mortensen is off the grid; How Netflix became Hollywood's frenemy; Ted Kotcheff on "First Blood"; Insomnia and philosophy; Bruce Dern at 80.
The latest and greatest Netflix, Blu-ray and streaming options, including Anomalisa, Hail, Caesar!, 13 Hours, Rick and Morty, Vinyl, and more!