A film that sentimentalizes and softens what was clearly a very difficult situation, turning something that should be effective and honest into something that too…
Roger Ebert became film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967. He is the only film critic with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame and was named honorary life member of the Directors' Guild of America. He won the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Screenwriters' Guild, and honorary degrees from the American Film Institute and the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Chaz is the Publisher of RogerEbert.com and a regular contributor to the site, writing about film, festivals, politics, and life itself.
Matt Zoller Seitz is the Editor-in-Chief of RogerEbert.com, TV critic for New York Magazine, the creator of many video essays about film history and style, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism, and the author of The Wes Anderson Collection. His writing on film and TV has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, New York Press, The Star-Ledger and Dallas Observer. (Banner illustration by Max Dalton)
An interview with George Lepauw, Executive Director of the Chicago International Movies and Music Festival.
Scout Tafoya's video essay series about maligned masterworks revisits Jonathan Demme's "Beloved."
An article announcing the premiere of Ben Lear's documentary, "They Call Us Monsters," on Netflix.
An article about the reissue of "Two Weeks in the Midday Sun."
For the 41st installment in his video essay series about maligned masterworks, Scout Tafoya examines David Cronenberg's "Crash."
An article about 50/50 Day scheduled for May 10th with goal of gender balance and equality.
An article about the 21 nonprofit organizations honored at the April 4th Roger Ebert commemoration tribute for their good works
Chaz Ebert provides a preview of the 19th installment of Roger Ebert's Film Festival "Ebertfest" 2017.
A table of contents featuring the work of the Ebert Fellows attending Ebertfest 2017.