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Slate
Represent Talks to Paul Haggis About Crash, 10 Years After It Won Best Picturethe indie film was, if not beloved, at the very least, well-liked by most criti
Represent Talks to Paul Haggis About Crash, 10 Years After It Won Best Picture
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
the indie film was, if not beloved, at the very least, well-liked by most critics and audiences. In his four-star review, Roger Ebert wrote admiringly, “the characters seem real and plausible after only a few words. [Haggis’] cast is uniformly... Read more
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Salon.com
The essential Curtis Hanson: 10 films that showcase the late director’s versatile strengthswith Los Angeles scenery (the La Brea Tar Pits are a crucial backdrop), this fi
The essential Curtis Hanson: 10 films that showcase the late director’s versatile strengths
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
with Los Angeles scenery (the La Brea Tar Pits are a crucial backdrop), this film is both terrifying and, according to Roger Ebert, a “sombre, introspective study” of one dangerous relationship. Released in 2000, Hanson’s adaptation of Michael... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Curtis Hanson, director of 8 Mile, dies at 71of the novel by Jennifer Weiner, sharply divided critics; some thought it had f
Curtis Hanson, director of 8 Mile, dies at 71
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
of the novel by Jennifer Weiner, sharply divided critics; some thought it had far more to offer than an ordinary comedy. Roger Ebert said: "The movie's set-up would be right at home in a sitcom, but its next 99 minutes do some rather unexpected... Read more
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Variety
Curtis Hanson, Director of ‘L.A. Confidential,’ Dies at 71of the novel by Jennifer Weiner, sharply divided critics; some thought it had f
Curtis Hanson, Director of ‘L.A. Confidential,’ Dies at 71
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
of the novel by Jennifer Weiner, sharply divided critics; some thought it had far more to offer than an ordinary comedy. Roger Ebert said: “The movie’s set-up would be right at home in a sitcom, but its next 99 minutes do some rather unexpected... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
On this day: September 18Kill! Kill!" and "Vixen!," dies of complications of pneumonia at age 82 in Holl
On this day: September 18
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 6 days ago
Kill! Kill!" and "Vixen!," dies of complications of pneumonia at age 82 in Hollywood Hills, California. He's seen here with Roger Ebert in 1970. 2001: The first mailing of anthrax letters from Trenton, New Jersey, in the 2001 anthrax attacks takes... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
September 18Kill! Kill!" and "Vixen!," dies of complications of pneumonia at age 82 in Holl
September 18
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 6 days ago
Kill! Kill!" and "Vixen!," dies of complications of pneumonia at age 82 in Hollywood Hills, California. He's seen here with Roger Ebert in 1970. 2001: The first mailing of anthrax letters from Trenton, New Jersey, in the 2001 anthrax attacks takes... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
September 18Kill! Kill!" and "Vixen!," dies of complications of pneumonia at age 82 in Holl
September 18
KTXS Abilene / Posted 6 days ago
Kill! Kill!" and "Vixen!," dies of complications of pneumonia at age 82 in Hollywood Hills, California. He's seen here with Roger Ebert in 1970. 2001: The first mailing of anthrax letters from Trenton, New Jersey, in the 2001 anthrax attacks takes... Read more
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KECI Missoula
September 18Kill! Kill!" and "Vixen!," dies of complications of pneumonia at age 82 in Holl
September 18
KECI Missoula / Posted 6 days ago
Kill! Kill!" and "Vixen!," dies of complications of pneumonia at age 82 in Hollywood Hills, California. He's seen here with Roger Ebert in 1970. 2001: The first mailing of anthrax letters from Trenton, New Jersey, in the 2001 anthrax attacks takes... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
September 18Kill! Kill!" and "Vixen!," dies of complications of pneumonia at age 82 in Holl
September 18
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 6 days ago
Kill! Kill!" and "Vixen!," dies of complications of pneumonia at age 82 in Hollywood Hills, California. He's seen here with Roger Ebert in 1970. 2001: The first mailing of anthrax letters from Trenton, New Jersey, in the 2001 anthrax attacks takes... Read more
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Slate
How Mommie Dearest Turned From Prestige Project to Campy Jokeme crazy that Faye was trying to sanitize Joan, and Terry worried we were pushi
How Mommie Dearest Turned From Prestige Project to Campy Joke
Slate / Posted 8 days ago
me crazy that Faye was trying to sanitize Joan, and Terry worried we were pushing Faye too far and creating a monster.” Roger Ebert visited the set, and when he first saw Dunaway in costume, he didn’t recognize her as Faye Dunaway. He exclaimed,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
A pair of TV books that treat this TV era with the intelligence it deserveswere growing up. Seitz, in fact, has become an integral part of the critical a
A pair of TV books that treat this TV era with the intelligence it deserves
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
were growing up. Seitz, in fact, has become an integral part of the critical apparatus of American film, as manager of the Roger Ebert website and author of serious coffee table books about major American filmmakers – Wes Anderson and (his new one)... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Velvet September at the Castro Theatrethe Valley of the Dolls (1970) First and last collaboration between schlockmeis
Velvet September at the Castro Theatre
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 16 days ago
the Valley of the Dolls (1970) First and last collaboration between schlockmeister Russ Meyer and movie critic Roger Ebert has young maidens heading to the lower depths of Hollywood, where they are badly used. At least partly a satire.... Read more
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The Forward
Why We Need To Remember Gene Wilder in ‘The Frisco Kid’Torah and Jewish law and ritual is pure and brings him only delight, a bulwark
Why We Need To Remember Gene Wilder in ‘The Frisco Kid’
The Forward / Posted 22 days ago
Torah and Jewish law and ritual is pure and brings him only delight, a bulwark against the ugliness of life all around him. Roger Ebert wrote in his review of the film at the time, “What’s poignant about the film is that Wilder’s performance is such... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
Movies at the Library: Fall film scheduleare Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, John Gielgud and Sir Ralph Richardson a
Movies at the Library: Fall film schedule
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 22 days ago
are Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, John Gielgud and Sir Ralph Richardson as the narrator. Scheduled for November 1st, Roger Ebert called it “a magnificent film.” A more recent French film, “The Well Digger’s Daughter,” is Ken Pysher’s... Read more
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Games Radar
Everyone’s a critic. That’s great, just be a better critic.or mobilizing the pitchforks and torches on Reddit. So, dear readers, it’s time
Everyone’s a critic. That’s great, just be a better critic.
Games Radar / Posted 23 days ago
or mobilizing the pitchforks and torches on Reddit. So, dear readers, it’s time for a lesson from one of the greats. Roger Ebert (may he rest in peace) didn’t really get video games, but he did know a hell of a lot about being a critic.... Read more
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The Seattle Times
In era of Black Lives Matter, filmmakers focus on an infamous crimehistory of the case. And there’s a planned biopic from Shatterglass Films, pro
In era of Black Lives Matter, filmmakers focus on an infamous crime
The Seattle Times / Posted 25 days ago
history of the case. And there’s a planned biopic from Shatterglass Films, produced by Chaz Ebert, the widow of the critic Roger Ebert, that will focus on Till’s mother, Mamie Till Mobley. (Mobley’s play, “The Face of Emmett Till,” is the basis for... Read more
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ABC News
Gene Wilder's Top 5 Rolesa Polish rabbi who befriends bank robber Tommy Lillard, played by Harrison Ford
Gene Wilder's Top 5 Roles
ABC News / Posted 26 days ago
a Polish rabbi who befriends bank robber Tommy Lillard, played by Harrison Ford. For his role in this movie, film critic Roger Ebert wrote of Wilder, "What's poignant about the film is that Wilder's performance is such a nice one. He's likable,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Off-screen, Richard Pryor made Gene Wilder miserabletime. Meantime, when dutiful and sober, Pryor could talk them up well, such as
Off-screen, Richard Pryor made Gene Wilder miserable
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 26 days ago
time. Meantime, when dutiful and sober, Pryor could talk them up well, such as when they did an interview in 1976 with Roger Ebert to promote “Silver Streak.” Impressed by their camaraderie, the critic gushed, “Pryor and Wilder make a good... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Fallen 1980s figure opens up about her eccentric lifeto be “liked,” except in my writing. My writing, I wanted to be unlikable – but
Fallen 1980s figure opens up about her eccentric life
The Buffalo News / Posted 27 days ago
to be “liked,” except in my writing. My writing, I wanted to be unlikable – but I even wanted to be liked for writing unlikable stuff.” Susan Wloszczna is a former film writer for USA Today and currently reviews films for the Roger Ebert w... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
5 scariest movies with inanimate objectsonly a master of horror, but also a master of the everyday object coming to ter
5 scariest movies with inanimate objects
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 30 days ago
only a master of horror, but also a master of the everyday object coming to terrifying life. In his review of "Christine," Roger Ebert made fun of King's method of horror, writing, "Earlier this year we got his 'Cujo,' about a rabid St. Bernard,... Read more

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