Category Archives: Movie Reviews

Book Review: Life Itself: A Memoir by Roger Ebert

As I mentioned in my recent essay on movies, Roger Ebert is the only film critic whose opinions I seek out about films I am interested in, at least those films made before 2013, when he died.  Although I don’t … Continue reading

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What Movies Mean to Me

I am writing this essay because I am in the midst of reading Roger Ebert’s memoir Life Itself, a review of which will appear soon.  Ebert loved films, and he is one of the few film critics (perhaps the only … Continue reading

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Ten Plus Two of My Favorite Films (Part 2)

Yes, I’ve changed the title.  The first post, a few weeks ago, was “Ten Plus One”, and now it says “Ten Plus Two”.  That’s because I realized there was a film I’d left out of the original list that had … Continue reading

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Ten Plus One of my Favorite Films (Part 1)

I know, I know:  favorites lists are supposed to be of even numbers; eleven is odd.  Unfortunately, eleven films demanded to be on the list, not more, not less.  I suppose I could come up with a couple of dozen … Continue reading

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