May not be the novel revelation that its predecessor was, but it has its heart—and its stomach—in the right place.
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Chaz Ebert lists her favorite films of 2017.
The lists of best films of 2017.
One of the best superhero films, in large part because the title character sincerely believes in values larger than any one person.
An article about Deadline's The Contenders 2017 event in Hollywood.
A column on the lack of diversity in this year's potential Oscar nominees.
The latest and greatest on Blu-ray and DVD and streaming, including "The Big Sick," "Certain Women," "Wonder Woman," and Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's "The Vietnam War."
A look back at this past weekend's Telluride Film Festival, which included 9 in the main program directed by women.
In trying to shake-off the political blues, an article highlighting various things that bring me joy.
A report from San Diego Comic-Con 2017 about a panel featuring female directors.
Scout Tafoya celebrates the women-focused films "Below the Belt" and "Hundra" in his latest video essay about maligned masterworks.
An interview with Ana Lily Amirpour, writer/director of "The Bad Batch."
In praise of the women in front of and behind the camera on "Wonder Woman."
Crying through the fight scenes in "Wonder Woman"; Behind Wonder Woman is a great man; How Patty Jenkins saved DC; Tributes to 1978's "Superman"; Ebert on Jenkins.
On the 4DX experience, "Wonder Woman," and the magic of movies.
Two Summer 2017 blockbusters get great companion books about their productions.
A report on the 2016 installment of Female Filmmakers Night at the Midwest Independent Film Festival.
A Blu-ray review of "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Ultimate Edition)," arriving July 19.
Roger's Favorites: directors Kasi Lemmons, Patty Jenkins and Kimberly Peirce.
A report on "Radical Grace," "The Armor of Light" and "Larry Kramer in Love & Anger" at AFI Docs 2015.
Being young, white male directors with one indie hit gets you a blockbuster like Jurassic World. Why doesn't the same hold true for female directors and directors of color?
Missing Roger's Oscars prognostications and his top ten lists. And making a list of my own.
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.
LOS ANGELES--Roger Ebert, film critic of the Sun-Times, was granted an Honorary Lifetime Membership in the Directors' Guild of America here Saturday night, receiving two standing ovations.
Are these the nominations for the 76th annual Academy Awards, or more winners from Sundance? This year’s nominations, announced early Tuesday, showed uncommon taste and imagination in reaching beyond the starstruck land of the Golden Globes to embrace surprising and in some cases almost unknown choices. It’s one of the best lists in years.