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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A look at the greatness and influence of Eve's Bayou.
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What's new on Netflix and Blu-ray, including The Meg, Crazy Rich Asians, and Blindspotting.
A preview of the 2018 BAMcinemaFest.
An article announcing the 20th Anniversary of Ebertfest April 18-22, 2018 and tickets on sale November 1st.
A look back at Kasi Lemmons' 1997 film, "Eve's Bayou."
A review of FOX's "Shots Fired," premiering March 22 at 8/7c.
Chaz Ebert announces the forthcoming Ebertfest on April 19-23, 2017.
An interview composer Raphael Saadiq about making the music for "Underground," "Insecure" and more.
An article about Ebertfest, Roger Ebert's Film Festival 2017 passes, which are now on sale.
A table of contents with all of our Ebertfest 2016 coverage.
Ebert Fellow Shalayne Pulia reports on the Women in Film panel at Ebertfest 2016.
A report from Friday night's presentation of "Eve's Bayou" at Ebertfest.
A film-by-film preview of Ebertfest 2016, which runs from April 13 - 17.
Roger's Favorites: directors Kasi Lemmons, Patty Jenkins and Kimberly Peirce.
A preview of Ebertfest 2016 and the first Ebert Humanitarian Award
A report from the Athena Film Festival 2015.
By all accounts, 2013 has been a striking year for black film directors. But is the real story about black directors working in television?
Critic Carrie Rickey traces the evolution of women on film and behind the camera over the course of her career writing about film.
Susan Wloszczyna wonders if women at the helm might be just the thing to revitalize the foundering, repetitive comic-book movie genre.
A dinosaur that started on four legs and then graduated to two, just like humans; a Chinese poet writes about his experience of torture in prison; why all journalism is "advocacy journalism"; why it matters that 50 Shades of Grey will have a female director; a brief history of the president as action hero; the 50 essential lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender movies; artist creates portraits of people she's never met via DNA samples from cigarette butts.
by Roger Ebert
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--But first for something completely different. The 2002 Independent Spirit Awards, or Oscars Unchained, were handed out here Saturday under a big top on the beach. Oscar nominees like Nicole Kidman, Ian McKellen and Sissy Spacek rubbed shoulders with indie legends like John Waters, Kasi Lemmons and Steve Buscemi, in a hip party atmosphere.
PARK CITY, Utah -- I've seen nine movies so far at this year's Sundance Festival, and can report with absolute certainty that there is no trend, unless it is that South American filmmakers are more relaxed around the subject of sex than North Americans. But then we already knew that.
PARK CITY, Utah -- Sundance has become the nation's most important film festival through an unbeatable combination: inconvenient location, lousy weather, overcrowded screening facilities, municipal hostility, and a 10-day lineup of films that in some cases will never be heard of again.