Not the Usual Superhero: Gugu Mbatha-Raw on Fast Color | Interviews

by Nell Minow April 16, 2019   |   Print Page Tweet “Fast Color” has been described as a superhero origin story, but there are no radioactive spiders or exploding planets, and

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The Curse of La Llorona Movie Review (2019)

I may not have grown up with the legend of La Llorona, but I grew up with a healthy respect for superstitions and things that cannot be explained. In a

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#352 April 16, 2019

Matt writes: The 21st annual edition of Roger Ebert‘s Film Festival (a.k.a. Ebertfest), concluded last Saturday, and you can find all the onstage Q&As embedded in our festival coverage. Brian Tallerico

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A Sneak Peek at The Mandalorian from Star Wars Celebration Chicago | Festivals & Awards

by David Fowlie April 15, 2019   |   Print Page Tweet The second biggest event at Star Wars Celebration Chicago after the Episode IX reveal on Friday was without a doubt

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Finding New Neighbors at the Movies: The Ebert Fellows on Ebertfest 2019 | Festivals & Awards

by The Editors April 15, 2019   |   Print Page Tweet Editor’s note:  Last week, the 2018-19 University of Illinois College of Media Roger Ebert Fellows, Curtis Cook, Pari Apostolakos and

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A Very Deep Place: Claire Denis on High Life | Interviews

by Matt Fagerholm April 15, 2019   |   Print Page Tweet Claire Denis may be one of the most revered auteurs in world cinema, but she has little interest or patience

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Ebertfest 2019, Day 4: Maya Angelou – And Still I Rise, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, Almost Famous, Sideways | Festivals & Awards

by Nick Allen April 15, 2019   |   Print Page Tweet The last day of Ebertfest featured two narrative features and two docs, all with a sense of celebration for the

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Ebertfest 2019, Day 3: Sebastian, Cold War, Cane River, A Year of the Quiet Sun, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion | Festivals & Awards

by Peter Sobczynski April 15, 2019   |   Print Page Tweet On paper, Day 3 of Ebertfest might have struck some viewers as perhaps a bit dark and heavy from a

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Guava Island Movie Review & Film Summary (2019)

Filmed in secret in Cuba and released with little fanfare on Amazon this morning, “Guava Island” is a musical-romance-thriller from the team behind FX’s “Atlanta,” director Hiro Murai and its

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Thriller Movie Review & Film Summary (2019)

If Netflix is the new video store for the digital age, it makes a certain degree of sense that they would have a selection of what used to be called

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