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#14: Life Itself (2014)

Director: Steve James
Documentary
2h; R
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Anyone who writes about film owes a debt to the critic Roger Ebert- especially this guy- and all I can do is dream of achieving what Ebert did.

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In fact, Cannonball Run II. I used to pick that as the worst movie ever made. – Gene Siskel http://ift.tt/1Sv48D7

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17 Essential Film Critics on Film Criticism

In his recently published book Better Living Through Criticism, “an impassioned plea to consider films as the complex works of art they are,” New York Times… 2,080 more words

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On Siskel and Ebert's Trashing of the Horror Film

I wrote the following in response to comments made by critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert on an episode of their show Sneak Previews, which aired in September 1980. 780 more words

Siskel and Ebert on "Blue Velvet"

  David Lynch’s 1986 drama/thriller, “Blue Velvet”, is perhaps Lynch’s greatest film. It is a challenging and relentless look into a seedy underground filled with depravity, violence, and sadomasochism that is juxtaposed by a squeaky-clean 1950’s esque suburbia. 1,054 more words

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