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Articles tagged roger ebert

Monday, October 7 2013

‘Beyond Good & Evil’, Beyond Art & Not-Art

Culture, civility, and empathy. When crafted with the elegance and care of Beyond Good & Evil, videogames exceed every arbitrary 'requirement' for Art demanded by those who would deny them worth.


Friday, September 9 2011

Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance


Monday, August 22 2011

Why Video Games Might Not Be Art

Roger Ebert might have a point when he claims that 'games can never be art'. At least, Aristotle and T.S. Eliot would have agreed.


Thursday, August 11 2011

‘Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la Bête)’: At Odds with Itself

Jean Cocteau’s Beauty and the Beast remains a bizarre, eerie and unusual film, filled with dark characters, troubling themes and some truly awe-inspiring visuals.


Friday, May 13 2011

Godard’s Invisible Cinema: The Neglected Genius of Late-Period Godard

By ignoring or outright dismissing Jean-Luc Godard's post-New Wave work, we’re denying the cinema the opportunity for advancement that he alone can provide.


Tuesday, May 18 2010

An Overview of American Film Criticism from 1896 to Today

I'd really like to read a complete history of American film criticism. Unfortunately, this volume falls far short of delivering what the title promises.


Tuesday, August 19 2008

Curtain falls on quality; new show thumbs its nose at quality criticism


Tuesday, January 25 2005

The Great Movies II by Roger Ebert

The real problem is Ebert's capacity, like Oprah Winfrey through her book club, to name what's valuable by sheer force of personality and mass media exposure.


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