The House That Jack Built
Ultimately, it’s more of an inconsistent cry into the void than the conversation starter it could have been.
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A review of two films that played at CIFF on William Friedkin and Buster Keaton.
An in-depth look at what's playing this month at the Chicago International Film Festival.
A dispatch from the 2018 Reykjavík International Film Festival, featuring reviews of Christian Krönes and Florian Weigensamer’s "Welcome to Sodom," Marta Prus’ "Over the Limit" and Golden Egg contenders including Heui Son’s "Daughter's Table."
A dispatch from the 2018 Reykjavík International Film Festival, featuring reviews of Nicole Nielsen Horanyi’s "The Stranger" and László Nemes’ "Sunset," as well as a visit to the Icelandic Phallological Museum.
On two quirky documentaries from TIFF 2018.
Reviews from the Venice Film Festival of the latest by Jennifer Kent and Carlos Reygadas.
An article about Steve James, the American Film Institute's 2018 Guggenheim Honoree .
A review of two invigorating docs that premiered at SXSW.
An interview with Michael Shannon about his performance in "The Shape of Water."
An article announcing the 20th Anniversary of Ebertfest April 18-22, 2018 and tickets on sale November 1st.
Matt writes: Annette Insdorf's new book, Cinematic Overtures: How to Read Opening Scenes, will be released next month by the Columbia University Press.
A look at the career of Willem Dafoe.
A preview of Annette Insdorf's new book, "Cinematic Overtures: How to Read Opening Scenes."
A look back at the films and faces seen at the 2017 Telluride Film Festival.
An article about the TIFF Ebert Tribute Luncheon honoring Wim Wenders on Sunday, September 10th.
A look back at this past weekend's Telluride Film Festival, which included 9 in the main program directed by women.
Matt writes: Werner Herzog celebrates his 75th birthday today, and we are pleased to announce that the latest Roger Ebert book will focus exclusively on the late critic's work about the revered filmmaker. Herzog by Ebert is being released this month by the University of Chicago Press. It contains Ebert's reviews of 15 Herzog films (along with two documentaries about the director), as well as six Great Movies essays, six interviews and an essential, rarely read conversation between the two men at Facet's Multimedia in 1979. Make sure to click here for a sneak peek at its comprehensive content.
Premieres at this weekend's Telluride Film Festival include the latest from Alexander Payne, Errol Morris, Greta Gerwig, Angelina Jolie, Guillermo del Toro and more.
An article about the new book, "Herzog by Ebert" and book signing in Telluride by Werner Herzog
An article about Roger Ebert's August 19th induction ceremony into the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame at the American Writers Museum and reprint of lovely speech by Milos Stehlik
An in-depth look at an ambitious retrospective at NYC's Film Society of Lincoln Center that celebrates one of cinema's greatest years.
A table of contents of articles published to commemorate Roger Ebert's birthday on June 18th, 2017, starting with his interview of Paul McCartney who was born on the same day and same year: June 18th, 1942.
Claire Denis's "Bright Sunshine In" opened Directors' Fortnight, a parallel festival, which also presented Werner Herzog with an honorary award.
The screenings of "Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You," and Ben Lear's "They Call Us Monsters" at Ebertfest 2017.
An interview with Theo Anthony, director of "Rat Film."