Tags: Roger Ebert

Article: How I Believe in Roger Ebert

Just over a month before his death on Easter Thursday, Roger Ebert wrote a blog post titled “How I Am a Roman Catholic” — a follow-up of sorts to a 2009 post called “How I Believe in God.”   Read more >

Post: Lines I Wish I Had Written: Roger Ebert on Final Destination 5

Here is Roger Ebert on Final Destination 5. His final sentence is classic.   Read more >

Post: The Palin-ing of Secretariat

Here is a strange thing. Secretariat, a quietly faith-laced Disney movie from Christian director Randall Wallace (We Were Soldiers) and Christian screenwriter Mike Rich (The Rookie), has bizarrely been catching politically tinged flak even more violent than last year’s inspirational sports film, The Blind Side. It also has an ironic if not improbable defender: Roger Ebert.   Read more >

Post: What Are “Real Movies”?

Borrowing a page from the UK’s Campaign for Real Ale, Roger Ebert blogs from Cannes on the need for a Campaign For Real Movies.   Read more >

Post: Spotlight: Battlefield Earth

Roger Ebert has sold two books of negative reviews, and at his website you can peruse the “Your Movie Sucks™ files,” consisting of recent reviews awarding less than two stars.   Read more >

Post: Crazy Heart in 3D?

Roger Ebert, a long-time opponent of 3D and a skeptic of most 3D movies, has an essay in Newsweek explaining why. His opening salvo is typical both of his views on the subject and of his lucid, vigorous writing style.   Read more >

Review: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

A+ | **** | +2| Teens & Up

Like the Paramount logo mountain peak in the now-famous opening dissolve that started it all nearly three decades ago, Raiders of the Lost Ark towers over the surrounding landscape. It is the apotheosis of its genre, the Citizen Kane of pulp action–adventure, definitively summing up all that came before and setting the indelible standard for all that comes after.   Read more >

Review: The Mission (1986)

A- | ***½ | +4| Teens & Up*

From the unforgettable opening sequence, with its stunning depiction of the martyrdom of a silent Jesuit missionary at the hands of equally silent South American natives, the film is shot through with piercing, haunting imagery, pictures of enduring imaginative force.   Read more >

Coming Soon

Recently Added

In Theaters – Latest

In Theaters – All