A stellar high school comedy with an A+ cast, a brilliant script loaded with witty dialogue, eye-catching cinematography, swift editing, and a danceable soundtrack.
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An essay by Lindsey Romain about Postcards from the Edge, as excerpted from the latest edition of online magazine Bright Wall/Dark Room.
This year, the classic movie marathon featured more than a hundred films and events.
An article about the July 14th gala honoring Chicago International Film Festival founder and CEO Michael Kutza.
An article about the retirement of Cinema/Chicago founder and CEO Michael Kutza.
A review of the classic 1979 film, "Being There" by a Far-Flung Correspondent.
A look at the contenders for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress this year and how many of them play a historically-beloved role for Oscar, the mother.
Reviews and screenings of "Hair" and "Being There" at Ebertfest 2017, and Q&A with producers Michael Butler and Michael Hausman by Michael Phillips, Nate Kohn and Chaz Ebert; and with Oscar-nominated Caleb Deschanel by Simon Kilmurry and Scott Mantz.
A tribute to Debra Winger, on the occasion of her first leading role in over 20 years in this week's "The Lovers."
An article announcing the final slate of films scheduled to be screened at Ebertfest 2017.
The winners of the 89th Academy Awards.
A tribute to the late Debbie Reynolds.
A tribute to the late Carrie Fisher.
Premieres, Midnights, Special Events and more have been announced for next month's Sundance Film Festival.
A report on the Museum of the Moving Image's Salute to Warren Beatty.
A recap of highlights of the 2016 New York Film Festival.
Albert Brooks on "Defending Your Life"; Profile of Frank Sinatra Jr.; Comic Con on the couch; Sean J.S. Jourdan on "Teddy Boy"; Sterling Hayden's towering screen presence.
Billy Wilder's groundbreaking comedy-drama still has the power to wound.
A piece on the history of Cameron Crowe in light of this week's Aloha.
A recap of the 2015 TCM Film Festival.
An interview with Jason Sudeikis and Leslye Headland for "Sleeping with Other People."
Chaz Ebert to present the Morning Keynote at the Palm Springs Film Festival on January 8th.
The 2014 Toronto Film Festival opened with "The Judge," starring Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall, and we were there.
For the last three weeks, two films with female protagonists ("The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and "Frozen") have been at the top of the box office. Carrie Rickey does some numbers on the history of box office numbers and films with women as protagonists.
Simon Abrams reports on the New York Film Festival.