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  • Roger Ebert program at University of Illinois halfway funded

    Roger Ebert program at University of Illinois halfway funded
    Designed, according to Chaz Ebert, to “realize Roger’s dream for a crossroads of film studies, production and ethics,” a new film and critical studies program┬áto be housed at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is halfway to its $5 million fundraising goal.
  • Review: 'Hogtown'

    Review: 'Hogtown'
    The filmmaking culture in Chicago can be a serious frustration. There is an awful lot of leaving. The lure of the coasts is magnetic, and constant. Chicago wouldn't be Chicago without that fact, which has engendered rivers of envy and self-loathing over...

    'The Breakfast Club' 30 years later: Don't you forget about them

    'The Breakfast Club' 30 years later: Don't you forget about them
    When you grow up, your heart dies. I know this because Ally Sheedy told me so. She said we all become our parents, there is no avoiding it. Also, if I ever do decide to run away from home, I don't have to live on the streets; I could go to Afghanistan....

    Analysis: How did 'Life Itself' not get an Oscar nomination?

    Analysis: How did 'Life Itself' not get an Oscar nomination?
    When this year's Academy Award nominations were announced last week, there were a few notable omissions. On the documentary side, that distinction goes to "Life Itself." A portrait of the life (and final days) of Roger Ebert — a man whose name was...

    Oscar nominations 2015: Hollywood is strangely absent

    Oscar nominations 2015: Hollywood is strangely absent
    If Thursday's Oscar nominations are any indication, the best Hollywood movies aren’t being made by Hollywood anymore. Following the lead of many major industries, the movie business has in effect outsourced what used to be its bread and butter....