Alice Through the Looking Glass
There is no magic, no wonder, just junk rehashed from a movie that was itself a rehash of Lewis Carroll, tricked out with physically unpersuasive…
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How did we get here? Tracing the warnings from four American film classics about self-involved demagogues and their relations to the current GOP nominee for President.
A report on day two of Ebertfest with recaps and videos of Q&As after "Grandma," "Northfork" and "The Third Man."
Roger's Favorites: Richard Linklater, writer/director of "Waking Life."
A film-by-film preview of Ebertfest 2016, which runs from April 13 - 17.
An article reflecting on 25 years at the movies by Roger Ebert.
Art is not an endurance test.
A review from Sundance of the documentary "The Lovers and the Despot" by Ebert Fellow Sophia Nguyen.
An interview with an early collaborator of the late cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond.
An appreciation of Orson Welles' "Chimes at Midnight" on the release of a restoration of the film.
Blu-ray reviews for films including Charley Varrick.
An interview with director Reed Morano about her film "Meadowland."
An essay on David Cronenberg's "The Brood."
Our contributors share their fondest memories of the bygone era of video stores.
An obituary for filmmaker Chantal Akerman.
A report on “Hasse Ekman: The Other Swede in the Room” at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC.
A report on the robust "Classics" section of the 2015 Venice Film Festival.
Aging heroes won't give up the gun; Why sex scenes for over-60s are taboo; Trump's resemblance to Citizen Kane; Last films of Fritz Lang; RIP Wes Craven.
An interview with the legendary Peter Bogdanovich.
An appreciation of Stephen Frears' "My Beautiful Laundrette" after its Criterion release.
An interview with Patrick McGilligan on his books about Clint Eastwood, Orson Welles and more.
An in-depth look at the extraordinary film career of 100-year-old actor Norman Lloyd, currently starring in Judd Apatow's "Trainwreck."
Sheila writes: Filmmaker (and Ebertfest favorite) Ramin Bahrani has directed a new documentary short called "Lift You Up," profiling a man named Glyn Stewart. Bahrani met Stewart in a food bank while filming a commercial in North Carolina, and knew he wanted to make a film about him. In an interview on Rogerebert.com, Bahrani says, "I liked him immediately. He had an electric personality. He was so intent on laughing and hugging everyone, that I assumed he must be harboring a profound sadness. I wanted to know why." You can read the full interview with Bahrani, as well as view "Lift You Up" over on Rogerebert.com.
A review of Josh Karp's “Orson Welles’s Last Movie: The Making of ‘The Other Side of the Wind’”.
A table of contents for Cannes 2015 coverage by Ben Kenigsberg.
A guide to the latest Blu-ray, VOD, and streaming options, including "Fifty Shades of Grey," "American Sniper," and "Blackhat".