May 30, 2024 1:18 pm

Roger Ebert Reviews

Cannes 2024: Christmas Eve in Miller’s Point, Eephus, To A Land Unknown

One of the major stories out of Cannes this year is the world premiere of two new films by Omnes Films, an experimental LA-based collective whose micro-budget features, including Tyler Taormina’s “Ham on Rye” and Jonathan Davies’ “Topology of Sirens,” have all, to date, displayed a striking formal command and mesmeric attention to ambiance. These […]

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Home Entertainment Guide: May 2024

10 NEW TO NETFLIX “Dark Waters““The Equalizer““The Gentlemen““The Peanut Butter Falcon““Shrek““A Simple Favor““Sing Street““Starship Troopers““Traffic”“Upgrade“ 12 NEW ON BLU-RAY/DVD “All That Breathes” (Criterion) One of the best documentaries of the 2020s has been given the Janus Contemporaries treatment, the new branch of Criterion that’s releasing recent arthouse critical darlings like “EO” and “Godland.” My love

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Clipped

When the Los Angeles Lakers got a prestige HBO mini-series in “Winning Time,” it seemed only a matter of time before that other team in the City of Angels got in on the action. Sadly, the most interesting recent story in the history of the Los Angeles Clippers happened mostly off the court. After years of

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MoviePass, MovieCrash

For a few gossamer years in the 2010s, movie fans ate well—perhaps a little too well. That was, of course, courtesy of a little red debit card called MoviePass, the product of an ambitious startup that promised nirvana for any red-blooded cinephile with too much time on their hands: Pay a monthly fee, then use

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A Special Kind of Beauty: Viggo Mortenson on The Dead Don’t Hurt

Set on the western U.S. frontier during the 1860s, “The Dead Don’t Hurt” follows the relationship that develops between independent French-Canadian woman Vivienne Le Coudy (Vicky Krieps) and Danish immigrant Holgen Olsen (Viggo Mortensen). The two meet in San Francisco, fall in love, and decide to make a new life for themselves in a small

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