You’ll shed a tear or two—especially if you’re a parent—and they’ll be totally earned.
An article announcing the 20th Anniversary of Ebertfest April 18-22, 2018 and tickets on sale November 1st.
A review of EA Sports' "Madden NFL 18," focusing on its breakthrough new cinematic story mode, "Longshot."
Part II of our 2017 Pens to Lens Gala coverage, featuring remarkable short films written by students in Champaign-Urbana.
"The Glass Castle" tidies up a disturbing memoir; Paranoid style; Watching "Dunkirk" with autism; Bill Pullman remembers John Candy; Last hurrah of "Beach Party."
This dance-based, protest music video/documentary/spoken word hybrid gives voice to those who often have to do the explaining because of their experiences
Chaz Ebert reports on "The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)," "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" and more in her fourth video dispatch from Cannes 2017.
The staff pays tribute to Jonathan Demme.
A report from the 2017 SCMS conference in Chicago.
In search of a more inclusive look at the best directors of all time.
A preview of Chicago's second-annual DOC10 Film Festival, highlighting eight films including "The Cinema Travelers," "Whose Streets?" and "Rat Film."
An article about the March 13th screening of "Life Itself" at the Sid Docs series in Courtenay, British Columbia.
An interview with actor André Holland about Barry Jenkins' "Moonlight," black masculinity, working on "The Knick" and more.
An article about Ebertfest, Roger Ebert's Film Festival 2017 passes, which are now on sale.
Roger Ebert's The Great Movies IV, featuring his final 62 essays on films like "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" and "Mulholland Dr," is now available for purchase.
Chaz Ebert writes about the Q&A she moderated with the filmmakers of "Southside with You," and her experience of meeting President Obama for the first time.
A look at one of the most important and valuable Blu-ray releases of the year, which brings to light important aspects of black and cinema history that must not be forgotten.
An interview with Bret Wood, producer of Kino Lorber's "Pioneers of African-American Cinema" set.
A look at the politics and idealism of director Gary Ross, as reflected over the course of his career in films like "Pleasantville," "The Hunger Games" and "Free State of Jones."
Roger's Favorites: actor Denzel Washington.
A preview piece on the DOC10 festival at Chicago's Music Box Theatre.
A preview of Ebertfest 2016 and the first Ebert Humanitarian Award
A report from the 2016 True/False documentary film festival in Columbia, Missouri.
An interview with the director of Stop, and a presentation of the short film itself.
An op-ed on how the decision to move the Lifetime Achievement Oscar off the telecast hurts us all.
A review of Justin Simien's "Dear White People" by Columbia Links student Messiah Young.