Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Despite flashes of inspiration, this sequel to the unexpectedly compelling Maleficent can't seem to get out of its own way.
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An essay about Martin Scorsese's Rolling Thunder Revue, as excerpted from the online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room.
A look back at the films that complement Bob Dylan's groundbreaking work as a singer and songwriter.
A list of films and special events to check out when attending this year's Chicago International Film Festival.
The staff pays tribute to Harry Dean Stanton.
A tribute to the legendary Harry Dean Stanton.
An article about the TIFF Ebert Tribute Luncheon honoring Wim Wenders on Sunday, September 10th.
Writer/director Michael Almereyda on adapting the sci-fi play "Marjorie Prime" for his latest idiosyncratic project.
A celebration of the late Sam Shepard's Oscar-nominated performance as Chuck Yeager in "The Right Stuff."
The great playwright and screen actor leaves behind a legacy of introspective, fascinating work, much of it having to do with America's self-image.
An interview with the director "Baby Boom" and reappreciation of the film on its 30th anniversary.
Meredith Brody recaps the films she saw, of past and present, at the 2016 Telluride Film Festival.
A report from the 2005 Cannes Film Festival.
30 Minutes on the latest by Jeff Nichols ("Take Shelter," "Mud").
A review of the latest from Jeff Nichols from Berlinale 2016.
An interview with legendary animator Ralph Bakshi.
A recap of the screenings and events at the 2015 Middleburg Film Festival.
What should be nominated for Emmys this year? Let us guide the way.
A review of Netflix's "Bloodline" with Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Sissy Spacek, and Sam Shepard.
An excerpt from Faith and Spirituality in Masters of World Cinema Vol. 3.
"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.
Marie writes: It's no secret there's no love lost between myself and what I regard as London's newest blight; The Shard. That said, I also love a great view. Go here to visit a 360-degree augmented-reality panorama from the building's public observation deck while listening to the sounds of city, including wind, traffic, birds and even Big Ben.