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Thanks, @AmateurCinephile, Backer #514! Your #Ebertreview is THE MECHANIC, from 11/30/1972: http://t.co/UL8AXGRkqq. http://t.co/ZVssi1JgZW — Life Itself (@EbertMovie) December 8, 2013 Tonight at 5:15pm MST in Park City, Utah the world premiere of the Roger Ebert documentary Life Itself will be held at the Sundance Film Festival. Thanks to their fan funding campaign I have […]
Review by: Jarrett Leahy “Not all good movies are about Good People. I also like movies about Bad People who have a sense of humor. Orson Welles, who does not play either of the Good People in The Third Man, has such a winning way, such witty dialogue, that for a scene or two we […]
Review by: Jarrett Leahy Former Indonesian death squad leaders use various cinema genres to reenact the horrific mass killings they perpetrated on thousands of people during the mid-to-late 1960’s. How about that for a synopsis? Trying to come up with a grade for The Act of Killing was difficult. Some called it the most important […]
When Academy award nominations for 2013 were announced earlier this week, I was pleased to see that I had already seen all the films selected for Best Picture. There is a sense of accomplishment (and relief) knowing whichever film is selected as Best Picture, you’ve already seen and have an opinion about it. Some years […]