Articles tagged roger ebert

If He Were Still With Us, ‘Life Itself’ Would Be Worthy of Roger Ebert’s Praise

Ebert never lived to see the finished product, but it's not a stretch at all to imagine what kind of score Siskel & Ebert would have given it had they the chance: two thumbs up.

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‘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.

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9 Sep 2011 // 9:25 AM

Ebert autobiography a charming remembrance

In his easygoing, candid and altogether charming autobiography, or, as he calls it, “Life Itself: A Memoir,” Roger Ebert fails to mention me: The nights

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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.

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‘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.

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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.

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Less than one month after film geeks everywhere mourned the death of At the Movies, the revolutionary movie review show pioneered by legendary Chicago critics

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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.

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19 Aug 2008 // 4:33 AM

Last weekend, when Roger Ebert severed ties with the nationally syndicated movie review show that had been his broadcast pulpit for most of its 33 years,

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25 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

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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The Eye of Lenzi: "Gang War in Milan" and "Spasmo"

// Short Ends and Leader

"Two wide and handsome Italian thrillers of the 1970s.

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