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Ebertfest

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  • Review: 'Life Itself' opens in Chicago ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Life Itself' opens in Chicago ★★&#9733 1/2
    The fine, fond Roger Ebert documentary "Life Itself" is finally in a theater in Chicago, Landmark's Century Centre Cinema, starting opening in limited release Friday. It's also available from July 4 onward on iTunes and various video-on-demand formats. On July 11, the film opens in Highland Park. We all have our preferences, but a traditional movie house really is the best place to embrace director Steve James' internationally beloved subject. Ebert's mellifluous intellect and opinions drove so much curiosity, so much traffic, over so many maniacally prolific decades of writing and broadcast work, to so many big screens.
  • SummerDocs Series Brings Tribeca Prizewinner and 'Life Itself' to East Hampton

    The Hamptons Intl. Film Festival's sixth annual SummerDocs series has tapped Steve James' documentary about Roger Ebert, "Life Itself," and Al Hicks' "Keep On Keepin' On" for its 2014 season of programming. "Life Itself," premiering at Sundance earlier...

    25 years of summer movie hits

    25 years of summer movie hits
    No other film released 25 years ago, and few made since, captured the crosscurrents of a single neighborhood on a sweltering summer day in late 20th-century America the way Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" did. Lee's brash masterwork still plays like...

    Roger Ebert statue unveiled by theater in film critic's IL hometown

    Roger Ebert statue unveiled by theater in film critic's IL hometown
    Film critic Roger Ebert might be gone, but his fame lives on in a life-sized bronze statue of him. The statue was unveiled Thursday at the 16th annual Ebertfest outside the Virginia Theatre in Champaign, Ill., next to the film critic's hometown of...

    Ebertfest Attracts Oliver Stone, Steve James, Patton Oswalt (EXCLUSIVE)

    The 16th annual Roger Ebert Film Festival will screen Oliver Stone's "Born on the Fourth of July," Steve James' Ebert doc "Life Itself" and "Young Adult," starring Charlize Theron and Patton Oswalt. The event, better known as Ebertfest, will take place...