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A Walk Among the Tombstones

Fans of the hardboiled detective, rejoice. Screenwriter-director Scott Frank and actor Liam Neeson, adapting the splendid work of crime novelist Lawrence Block, have brought a…

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This Is Where I Leave You

The family gathering comedy is one of the more difficult genres to pull off. Good for Levy for trying something different. But next time he…

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Monsieur Hire

Patrice Leconte's "Monsieur Hire" is a tragedy about loneliness and erotomania, told about two solitary people who have nothing else in common. It involves a…

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Scorsese Receives Golden Thumb at TIFF Ebert Tribute

A photo gallery offering snapshots from The Ebert Dinner at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.

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Balder and Dash

10 Champaign-Urbana Stereotypes That Are Completely Accurate

A look at Brian Arthur's affectionate (and true) article written for Movoto.com.

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David Lowery on "Stray Dogs"; Black stars top box office; What makes a film "gay"; David Lynch on "Eraserhead"; 10 worst films on "Mystery Science Theatre 3000."

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Don't Miss "The Homestretch" at the Siskel Film Center This Week

Don't miss "The Homestretch" from Kartemquin Films, now at the Siskel Film Center in Chicago.

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Festivals & Awards

TIFF 2014: Notes From Odie's TIFF Diary

Odie Henderson went to TIFF 2014 and shares his favorites from this year's fest, along with a glimpse of what's it like on the ground at a fest like Toronto.

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50th Chicago International Film Festival Announces Full Schedule

Highlights of the just-announced schedule for the 50th Annual Chicago International Film Festival.

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Demanders

Defying Explanation: The Brilliance of David Lynch's "Eraserhead"

An appreciation of David Lynch's "Eraserhead" on the release of the film on Criterion Collection Blu-ray.

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Trapped by the Rules of the Game: Terry Gilliam Takes Responsibility for "The Zero Theorem"

An interview with the one and only Terry Gilliam, director of this week's "The Zero Theorem."

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Two Thumbs Up For Leonard Maltin

A tribute to Leonard Maltin by RogerEbert.com's writers, on the occasion of his reference book Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide ceasing publication after 45 years.

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The death of adulthood in American culture; Forget wife-beating, enjoy football; Travels in Poland and Israel; Rape culture in Alaska; Tackling the GamerGate controversy.

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The Unlucky Ones: Dan Stevens, Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett on “The Guest”

An interview with the star of "The Guest," Dan Stevens, and the director and writer, Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett.

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Interview: Leonard Maltin’s Final “Guide” Marks the End of an Era

An interview with film critic Leonard Maltin.