Theron's commanding performance is remarkable because she gives to her character, through her take-no-bull body language and calculating stare, an intelligence that proves she's the…
The place for everything that doesn't have a home elsewhere on RogerEbert.com, this is a collection of thoughts, ideas, snippets, and other fun things that Roger and others posted over the years.
More moviegoers see films on video in some form than ever before -- whether streaming on demand, cable or satellite, instant download services, DVD or Blu-ray. Even high-profile pictures become available to home viewers before or at the same time as their theatrical release. Reviewing them is a job for... The Demanders!
Our Far-Flung Correspondents are cinephiles from all over the world, hand-picked by Roger Ebert to write about movies from their unique international perspectives. They include contributors from (alphabetically) Brazil, Canada, Egypt, Great Britain, India, Mexico, the Philippines, South Korea, Turkey and the U.S. They converge every year at Ebertfest.
Since he started as film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967, and began covering movies locally and at international film festivals, Roger Ebert has met and interviewed countless movie idols, artists and unknowns -- some of them even before they became famous. There's hardly a major figure in the history of movies, from the last part of the 20th century into the 21st, that he hasn't encountered.
Roger Ebert has attended international film festivals and events for almost half a century, from the Kolkata International Film Festival to the Academy Awards. In addition to his coverage, our contributors report the latest from Cannes, Telluride, Toronto, Sundance and other movie showcases world-wide.
"Life Itself," based on Roger Ebert's memoir and directed by Steve James, will open in theaters and be available On Demand on July 4, 2014.
The Cannes International Film Festival is the most talked-about film festival of the year, where directors from around the world showcase their newest work, from the most challenging art cinema to the big blockbusters. For many years, Roger Ebert and a team of contributors have covered Cannes, and we are continuing that tradition with start-to-finish coverage from around the festival.
A collection of tributes to Roger from various sources.
The opening shot of a movie can tell us a lot about how to view and interpret what follows. It can even represent the whole movie in miniature. The Opening Shots Project collects illustrated analyses of some of Jim Emerson's favorites, and contributions from Scanners readers.
Seth Rogen, Josh Hutcherson and more talk about their new Hulu series, "Future Man."
The massiveness of the famous venue at San Diego Comic-Con affects both fans and business.
The latest on Blu-ray and DVD, including "The Boss Baby," "Kong: Skull Island," "Ghost in the Shell," and the Criterion releases of "Lost in America" and "Stalker"!
A review of the new HBO anthology series from Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass.
James Fotopoulos on "The Given"; Robert Taylor on "The Window"; Barbet Schroeder on "Amnesia"; The Dunkirk spirit; Hitchcock brings surrealism to Hollywood.
Stephen Lane talks about his extensive collection of props from numerous revered films.
A review of Amazon's The Last Tycoon, starring Matt Bomer, Kelsey Grammer, and Lily Collins.
A report on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's upcoming grants banquet on August 2nd.
An interview with co-writer/actor Kyle Mooney and director Dave McCary about their new film, "Brigsby Bear."
Interviews from San Diego Comic-Con 2017 about three new Amazon Prime series for children and their families.