Matt writes: Our annual Women Writers Week at RogerEbert.com ran from Monday, March 4th, through Sunday, March 10th, this year, and featured must-read essays, interviews and reviews from so many essential writers, including our Assistant Editor Nell Minow; our weekly critics Monica Castillo, Tomris Laffly, Christy Lemire and Sheila O'Malley; and frequent contributors such as Jana Monji, Allison Shoemaker and Katherine Tulich.
John McNaughton talks about the making of his underrated 1993 film, Mad Dog and Glory, on the occasion of a special edition Blu-ray release from Kino Lorber.
The latest on Blu-ray, DVD, and Netflix, including Heart of a Dog, Southside with You, Florence Foster Jenkins, and many more!
Matt writes: The latest honor for Steve James' acclaimed Roger Ebert documentary, "Life Itself," arrived on September 21st at the 37th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards, where the film won an accolade for Outstanding Editing. Chaz Ebert provided her own in-depth coverage of the ceremony, which included a lifetime achievement award for trailblazing documentarian Stanley Nelson. "Life Itself" is currently available to stream for free until Friday, October 7th.
Just a glimpse at the massive program for this year's Chicago International Film Festival, running from October 13 - 27.