A consistently intelligent (or at least bright), coherently constructed comedy that is on occasion a rather pointed critique of the American education system in the…
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A review written in 60 minutes about "John Wick: Chapter Two."
Monica Castillo responds to our Movie Love Questionnaire.
A review of Kliph Nesteroff's book "The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy."
Assistant Editor Nick Allen tackles the Movie Love Questionnaire.
An excerpt from Matthew Dessem's book, "The Gag Man."
Colleges censor stand-up comics; Edward Norton on the monetization of Oscars; Nine-year-olds' open letter to Disney; William Friedkin revisits golden era; "Shaun the Sheep" filmmakers.
An appreciation of Richard Lester as a retrospective of his work is about to unfold in New York City.
An in-depth look at the extraordinary film career of 100-year-old actor Norman Lloyd, currently starring in Judd Apatow's "Trainwreck."
How women get a raw deal in Hollywood; The end of The Dissolve; Millennial poverty and its roots; Misplaced nostalgia for "The Graduate"; Tom Hanks at his finest.
An overview of the career of filmmaker Prashant Bhargava, who passed away this year.
An excerpt from the May 2015 edition of Bright Wall/Dark Room, which focuses entirely on Martin Scorsese.
An appreciation of Time Magazine writer Richard Corliss.
An excerpt from the April edition of Bright Wall/Dark Room that playfully riffs on "What's Up, Doc?"
A recap of the 2015 TCM Film Festival.
Roger Ebert's essay on film in the 1978 edition of the Britannica publication, "The Great Ideas Today."
A remembrance of the writer's friend Gus Murphy, a.k.a. Timothy Patrick Moynihan, son of Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and quite a character.
A dispatch from Sundance including new films by Noah Baumbach, Craig Zobel, and Guy Maddin.
The ten best films of 2014, as chosen by the film critics of RogerEbert.com.
Advice for Journalists and writers of color; the virtues and pitfalls of tossing brickbats online; 'Eyes Wide Shut' at 15; 'Pickpocket' on Blu-ray.
An FFC shares memories of the Los Angeles Theater scene.
An epic essay on an epic comedy of the 1960s, now given deluxe treatment on Blu-ray and DVD by Criterion.
Matt Zoller Seitz's Top 10 films of 2013.
"Inside Llewyn Davis" star Oscar Isaac talks about how he got here, the way an actor can use music to express what's not there in dialogue, and the difficulty of playing a guy who might be considered a jerk.
Seventy-five years late, an early film production by Orson Welles finally had its New York City premiere.
A documentary about wounded veterans that Roger championed gets a screening at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and screenings in New York and Los Angeles before a showing on PBS.