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 Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss and Deborah Kolar, daughter of Robert Shaw, about Steven Spielberg's "Jaws."
A review of Showtime's Black Monday, starring Don Cheadle, Regina Hall, and Andrew Rannells.
A look back through Christian Bale's filmography, highlighting five roles that define his career.
An article about the July 14th gala honoring Chicago International Film Festival founder and CEO Michael Kutza.
An essay about James Ivory's "A Room with a View," as excerpted from the latest edition of the online magazine, Bright Wall/Dark Room.
An article about the retirement of Cinema/Chicago founder and CEO Michael Kutza.
Our full slate of critics scheduled to attend Ebertfest 2018.
A history of Gary Oldman's performances.
A look at the work of John Williams outside of his greatest hits.
An article announcing the 20th Anniversary of Ebertfest April 18-22, 2018 and tickets on sale November 1st.
A look at the career of Willem Dafoe.
An article about Roger Ebert's August 19th induction ceremony into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame at the American Writers Museum and reprint of lovely speech by Milos Stehlik
The newest and greatest on Blu-ray and streaming services, including "John Wick: Chapter 2," "The LEGO Batman Movie," and three Criterion releases!
Matt writes: We are certain that Roger Ebert would've been thrilled by director Patty Jenkins' recent record-shattering triumph. Her superhero blockbuster, "Wonder Woman," had the highest-grossing opening weekend for a film directed by a woman, and has earned widespread acclaim from both audiences and critics (including our own). It is only Jenkins' second feature, arriving 14 years after her astonishing debut, "Monster," which was hailed by Ebert as the best film of 2003, containing a performance by Charlize Theron that was dubbed by the critic as one of the greatest in cinema history (Theron went on to win the Best Actress Oscar).
A tribute to the late Powers Boothe.
An interview with Adam Nayman about his new book on director Ben Wheatley
What does a Hollywood screenwriter bring to a video game? A review of "Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands," written by a movie screenwriter.
A classic thriller that moves with a sense of purpose.
An excerpt from the February 2017 issue of online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room about "Frost/Nixon."
The latest on Blu-ray, including "American Honey," "Sully," "Snowden" and "The Magnificent Seven."
Our own editor-in-chief Matt Zoller Seitz is the 35th guest on Sam Fragoso's "Talk Easy" podcast.
A recap of the fifth annual Los Cabos International Film Festival, including reviews of select titles.
A tribute to the one and only Leonard Cohen.
Actor, film historian and Vietnam veteran Jim Beaver talks about the experience of seeing Oliver Stone's war memoir "Platoon" for the first time.
Walter Chaw revisits Oliver Stone's 1981 horror film "The Hand" and explores the director's fascination with nightmares and the uncanny.