A statement from Chaz Ebert

    Faced with painful news I have a really bad tendency to fog my thoughts with mindless distractions. I wander off till the immediate distress stops stabbing my heart. It’s a defense mechanism that keeps me from losing it down dark corridors of sadness. Usually,...
Posted On 04 Apr 2013

Oscar Flashback – Siskel and Ebert do 1978 Predictions

Ah, the good old days when the Oscars were still a mystery. Siskel gets Best Actor right. Part two after the jump.
Posted On 04 Apr 2013

Trailer: Chloë Moretz and Julianne Moore in Carrie

Original 1976 Carrie trailer after the cut.
Posted On 04 Apr 2013

Ebert Joined Chicago Sun Times in 1967

Source: Ray Pride And here are some of his New Yorker cartoons captions – the winning entry, pictured above.  More submissions after the cut.
Posted On 04 Apr 2013

Roger Ebert Leaves This Earth, and Behind Him, Permanent Footprints

The Chicago Sun Times is reporting that Roger Ebert has passed on.  The cancer had returned, was the last thing we heard from him. He wrote a final blog post that said he’d planned to keep fighting. But the cancer decided to take his life instead. There aren’t many...
Posted On 04 Apr 2013

New Gatsby Trailer – Who Are You?

Hot stuff. Link from Pitchfork, via ONTD. They helpfully provided the full soundtrack list: The Great Gatsby: 01 Jay-Z: “100$ Bill” 02 Beyoncé and André 3000: Back to Black” 03 will.i.am: “Bang Bang” 04 Fergie, Q-Tip and GoonRock: “A Little...
Posted On 04 Apr 2013