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A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Producer Si Litvinoff Passes Away at 93 Photo A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Producer Si Litvinoff Passes Away at 93
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 7, 2023

Si Litvinoff, the visionary producer whose foresight in cinema art led to perennial classics such as Stanley Kubrick's “A Clockwork Orange,” Nicolas Roeg's “Walkabout”, 'The Man Who Fell to Earth,' starring David Bowie, and more passed away peacefully on Monday, December 26, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. He was 93.    

THE LITTLE MERMAID Comes to Syracuse Stage Photo THE LITTLE MERMAID Comes to Syracuse Stage
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022

Put the “sea” in the holiday season with the family favorite musical “Disney's The Little Mermaid,” at Syracuse Stage Nov. 25 – Jan. 8.

PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES and EDWARD SCISSORHANDS To Screen At Warner Theatre Photo PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES and EDWARD SCISSORHANDS To Screen At Warner Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2022

Movies @ the Warner presents PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES, EDWARD SCISSORHANDS and more. Find out the full schedule and how to get tickets. .

East Lynne Theater Company Presents PHANTOM, Poe, and ROCKY HORROR This Halloween! Photo East Lynne Theater Company Presents PHANTOM, Poe, and ROCKY HORROR This Halloween!
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 17, 2022

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company presents three events in time for Halloween.

MOVIE NIGHT WITH MACHINE At The Museum Of Arts And Design Photo MOVIE NIGHT WITH MACHINE At The Museum Of Arts And Design
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2022

Movie Night with Machine at The Museum of Arts and Design is a screening series of five beloved throwback films curated by Machine Dazzle to accompany his solo exhibition, Queer Maximalism x Machine Dazzle.

Sam Mendes to Receive Ebert Director Award at TIFF Photo Sam Mendes to Receive Ebert Director Award at TIFF
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022

Cameron Bailey, CEO of TIFF, has shared that Academy Award®–winning filmmaker Sam Mendes will receive the TIFF Ebert Director Award. The TIFF Tribute Awards presented by BVLGARI will return to an in-person gala fundraiser during the 47th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival.

Review: A CHORUS LINE IS A DREAM COME TRUE at The Woodlawn Theatre Photo Review: A CHORUS LINE IS A DREAM COME TRUE at The Woodlawn Theatre
by Bryan Stanton - Aug 13, 2022

This cast was spellbinding showcasing all of their talents and leaving the audience wanting more.

Michelle Yeoh And Lawrence Herbert To Receive Honorary Degrees At AFI Conservatory Co Photo Michelle Yeoh And Lawrence Herbert To Receive Honorary Degrees At AFI Conservatory Commencement
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2022

The American Film Institute announced today it will confer a Doctorate of Fine Arts degree honoris causa for contributions of distinction to the art of the moving image upon Michelle Yeoh, who will become the first Asian artist to receive the AFI honor; and a Doctorate of Communication Arts degree honoris causa upon AFI Trustee Emeritus Lawrence Herbert for his commitment to the mission of the American Film Institute.

The Film Forum to Host Special Screenings of MY DINNER WITH ANDRE and ANDRE GREGORY:  Photo The Film Forum to Host Special Screenings of MY DINNER WITH ANDRE and ANDRE GREGORY: BEFORE AND AFTER DINNER
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 5, 2022

Film Forum will present two special screenings honoring celebrated writer-director-actor-artist André Gregory: MY DINNER WITH ANDRÉ (1981), Louis Malle’s groundbreaking comedy-drama written by and starring Gregory and Wallace Shawn on Monday, May 9 at 8:00 in 35mm; and ANDRÉ GREGORY: BEFORE AND AFTER DINNER, the documentary on Gregory’s life and work, directed by his wife, Cindy Kleine (a Film Forum premiere in 2013) on Wednesday, May 11 at 8:00. In-person Q&As and a book signing of This is Not My Memoir, a collaboration between Gregory and Todd London, will follow both screenings.

Singer, Storyteller, Lynne Jordan Leaps Into Spring At Raue Center Photo Singer, Storyteller, Lynne Jordan Leaps Into Spring At Raue Center
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 21, 2022

Raue Center's diva in residence, Lynne Jordan, hits the stage with an evening of songs and stories celebrating freedom in all its forms! See Jordan's special brand of storytelling, raw humor, and performance that has made her a favorite daughter of Chicago for over 30 years on April 23, 2022 at 8 pm.

Roger Ebert Videos

Readers Respond: Petition For Chicago Theatres To Not Invite Sun-Times Critic Hedy Weiss
by Alan Henry - Jun 16, 2017

A petition urging Chicago theater companies to stop inviting Weiss to productions was posted on Change.org on June 13th by the Chicago Theater Accountability Coalition. As of this writing, the petition has received more than 3,000 signatures.

VIDEO: Watch Josh Gad Have a DREAMGIRLS Sing-Off with Jennifer Hudson
by Caryn Robbins - May 18, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Josh Gad showed a brief video of him attempting to go note-for-note with Jennifer Hudson singing DREAMGIRLS' 'You're Gonna Love Me,'

VIDEO: Warner Bros Releases Remastered IRON GIANT Trailer
by - Aug 27, 2015

Warner Bros. Pictures and Fathom Events recently announced that the animated action adventure THE IRON GIANT will be re-released in theaters for a limited engagement this fall, remastered and enhanced with two all-new scenes

VIDEO: Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler & More Reunite to Talk WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER
by - Jul 27, 2015

Amy Poehler, Paul Rudd, Michael Ian Black, and other cast members from the 2001 film "Wet Hot American Summer" and the upcoming Netflix prequel laugh with TODAY's Willie Geist about what it was like to film the series 15 years later.

VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for LAND HO!
by Caryn Robbins - May 22, 2014

Sony Pictures Classics will release LAND HO! on JULY 11TH. The film, by Martha Stephens and Aaron Katz, stars Paul Eenhoorn and Earl Lynn Nelson. Check out the trailer below!

VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for Roger Ebert Documentary LIFE ITSELF
by - May 21, 2014

Magnolia Pictures has released the trailer for Roger Ebert documentary, Life Itself, opening on July 4. Get a first look below!

VIDEO: Hoffman, Gandolfini & More Honored in 2014 OSCAR 'In Memoriam' Tribute
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 3, 2014

This year's annual 'In Memoriam' tribute, televised live on the 86th annual ACADEMY AWARDS, featured some of Hollywood's biggest names

VIDEO: On This Day 12/4 - Gus van Sant's PSYCHO Remake is Released
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 4, 2012

On December 4, 1998, Gus van Sant's shot-for-shot remake of Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 classic horror film PSYCHO was released in theaters. The film has gone down in history as one of the most 'pointless' remakes, according to the great film critic Roger Ebert.