An essay about Martin Scorsese's Rolling Thunder Revue, as excerpted from the online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room.
Writer/director Michael Almereyda on adapting the sci-fi play "Marjorie Prime" for his latest idiosyncratic project.
An interview with the director "Baby Boom" and reappreciation of the film on its 30th anniversary.
A review of Netflix's "Bloodline" with Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Sissy Spacek, and Sam Shepard.
Highlights of home entertainment options on Netflix, VOD, and Blu-ray/DVD, including classics from Woody Allen, new horror films, "Chef," "Obvious Child," "Hellion," and much more.
"Frank," "Cold in July" and "Blue Ruin" are all about characters with limited knowledge of who they are and what they're capable of.
Marie writes: As the dog days of summer slowly creep towards September and Toronto starts getting ready for TIFF 2013, bringing with it the promise of unique and interesting foreign films, it brought to mind an old favorite, namely The Red Balloon; a thirty-four minute short which follows the adventures of a young boy who one day finds a sentient red balloon. Filmed in the Menilmontant neighborhood of Paris and directed by French filmmaker Albert Lamorisse, The Red Balloon went on to win numerous awards and has since become a much-beloved Children's Classic.
Marie writes: Last week, in response to a club member comment re: whatever happened to Ebert Club merchandize (turned out to be too costly to set up) I had promised to share a free toy instead - an amusement, really, offered to MailChimp clients; the mail service used to send out notices. Allow me to introduce you to their mascot...
PRESS RELEASE: CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Terrence Malick's 1978 film "Days of Heaven" won an Oscar for best cinematography, and Roger Ebert likely found that no surprise. It is "above all one of the most beautiful films ever made," Ebert said in a 1997 review. So it's only appropriate that the film will open the 15th annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival on April 17 in the big-screen, newly renovated Virginia Theater in downtown Champaign.