The film looks beautiful, using natural locations and available light, all of which creates a real sense of the environment.
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A guide to new releases On Demand and through streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and Fandor.
A report on the Chicago premiere of Steve James' "Life Itself."
A list of theaters playing "Life Itself."
On Saturday, June 28, 2014, The National Society of Newspaper Columnists chose to honor the writing of Roger Ebert within their annual column contest.
A performance here and there; the fascinating narrative of Perrotta’s; the commentary on how poorly human beings deal with earth-shattering change—there are reasons to watch "The Leftovers" and I’m curious enough to keep going through at least the first season, but lower those expectations that this is the next great 2014 TV drama.
FX launches three dramas in the next three weeks—"Tyrant," "The Bridge," "The Strain"—with mixed results.
The best films recently added to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon with links to RogerEbert.com' reviews.
A review of the second season of Sundance Channel's "Rectify"
Picks for the best of the 2013-14 television season, in the form of a Dream Emmy ballot.
A discussion with two stars of Clint Eastwood's "Jersey Boys."