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Ebert is Dead; Long Live Ebert!

It goes without saying that Roger Ebert, who died yesterday from cancer at the age of 70, was America’s movie critic. It also goes without saying that there will never be another like him, especially not in these media-atomized times. No other critic was better known or (arguably) more listened to; at least as much […]

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10 Directors Who Need to Make a New Movie ASAP

Sure, true art requires inspiration. Just look at the mediocrity coming out of the Hollywood hack machine every single week. When a filmmaker is truly taken with something, unable to live or breathe without bringing it to the big screen, we all benefit from their muse. But there are at least ten directors who have […]

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