Matt writes: The third and final panel of the 2020 Ebert Symposium Series premiered last Thursday on the YouTube and Facebook pages of Ebertfest. Entitled "Representation in Media," the panel explored inclusion and equity in film and media, and was moderated by media scholar Angharad Valdivia, a professor of Media and Cinema studies in the University of Illinois' Institute of Communications Research. Among the panelists were Christine Simmons, the chief operating officer of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, along with other esteemed members of the industry: Keri Carpenter, Samantha Chatman and Troy Pryor.
While the gun barrel sequences in James Bond films have not changed a great deal visually, one element that has evolved constantly is the music.
An interview with Oscar-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss and Deborah Kolar, daughter of Robert Shaw, about Steven Spielberg's "Jaws."
An interview with Laurent Bouzereau, director of "Five Came Back" and numerous documentaries on Spielberg, Hitchcock and other iconic filmmakers.
An interview with actress Lana Wood about her experience making John Ford's masterpiece, "The Searchers."
Further evidence that Max von Sydow starred in more than just "Game of Thrones" and "Star Wars, Episode VII: The Force Awakens."