Book Excerpt: Portraits of Resistance: The Cinema of Céline Sciamma

by The Editors February 26, 2020   |   Print Page Tweet Here at RogerEbert.com, we are pleased to excerpt Orla Smith’s foreword from the new book Portraits of Resistance: The Cinema of Céline Sciamma, which is published by Seventh Row. For more information on the book, click here.  Back in 2015, Céline Sciamma changed the way our Seventh Row […]

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Wendy

“Wendy,” a passion project for Benh Zeitlin, the director who shook Sundance and then the rest of the world with “Beasts of the Southern Wild” almost a decade ago, plays out like listening to someone else tell you about their dream. It clearly means something to its creator, but Zeitlin and his collaborators never quite […]

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Jamie Foxx Praises Michael B. Jordan, ‘Just Mercy’ for Elevating Culture

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Jamie Foxx says “Just Mercy” — the movie he stars in with Michael B. Jordan — is more than just a movie … because it’s inspiring some real-world change for the better. We got the actor — who plays wrongly condemned death row inmate Walter McMillian in the film — […]

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‘Mission: Impossible 7’ Production Halted in Italy Over Coronavirus

Breaking News Getty Nothing can stop Ethan Hunt … except the coronavirus. That’s right … Tom Cruise and co. are gonna be sent packing from Italy after Paramount announced Monday they were putting a pause on production for their latest installment in the ‘Mission: Impossible’ franchise — and it’s all because of the worldwide outbreak. […]

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The Weeknd & Kendrick Lamar Sued Over ‘Black Panther’ Track

Exclusive TMZ/Getty Composite The Weekend and Kendrick Lamar might want people to say some prayers for them … they’re being sued for allegedly jacking music for their hit song, “Pray for Me.” A Brooklyn-based rock band called Yeasayer claims the duo lifted material from its 2007 song, “Sunrise,” slightly altered it … and inserted it […]

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Thank You Clem Snide for Your Song Entitled Roger Ebert

by Chaz Ebert February 21, 2020   |   Print Page Tweet I was astonished and moved when I listened to “Roger Ebert,” the new song inspired by words of my late husband, which serves as the lead track on Forever Just Beyond, a new album from guitarist/vocalist Eef Barzelay as Clem Snide. Barzelay said his life was falling apart around the […]

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‘The Batman’ Stuntman Wearing Beanie & Glasses While Filming is a Sight

Play video content SplashNews.com “The Batman” isn’t all work and no play — as you can see he takes a load off whenever possible, and lets Hollywood magic do the rest. Case in point … cool-guy stuntman A. Matt Reeves‘ upcoming superhero epic about the early years of The Dark Knight is in the middle […]

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Clint Eastwood Endorses Mike Bloomberg, Wants Trump to Stop Tweeting

TMZ/Getty Composite Clint Eastwood is doing a flip-flip of sorts … endorsing former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg instead of President Trump — whom he supported in the run-up to the 2016 election. Dirty Harry gave his thoughts on this year’s candidates to the WSJ, saying on this year’s competition … “The best thing we can […]

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Quentin Tarantino Welcomes First Child, A Boy, with Daniella Pick

Exclusive TMZ.com Quentin Tarantino just became a dad for the first time at age 56 — because his wife, Daniella Pick, has finally given birth … TMZ has confirmed. A rep for the acclaimed director tells us … “Daniella and Quentin Tarantino are happy to announce the birth of their first child. A baby boy […]

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Donald Trump’s Oscars Rant Also Included Brad Pitt Dig

Play video content President Trump‘s disdain for Hollywood and the Oscars didn’t end with “Parasite” … he also lashed out at Academy Award winner, Brad Pitt. Right after Trump got done ripping the South Korean film that won Best Picture — which he seemingly didn’t see — because to him it doesn’t live up to […]

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