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9781449423445

Roger Ebert's Movie Yearbook 2013 25th Anniversary Edition

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    9781449423445

  • ISBN10:

    1449423442

  • Edition: 25th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-12-04
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

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Summary

Roger Ebert's "criticism shows a nearly unequaled grasp of film history and technique, and formidable intellectual range. . . ." -- New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert presents more than 600 full-length critical movie reviews, along with interviews, essays, tributes, journal entries, and Q and As from "Questions for the Movie Answer Man" inside Roger Ebert's Movie Yearbook 2013. It includes every movie review Ebert has written from January 2010 to July 2012. Also included in the Yearbooks are: * In-depth interviews with newsmakers and celebrities * Tributes to those in the film industry who have passed away recently * Essays on the Oscars, reports from the Cannes Film Festival, and entries into Ebert's Little Movie Glossary

Author Biography

Roger Ebert is the Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic from the Chicago Sun-Times, and the only film critic with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, He was voted an honorary member of the Directors Guild of America, and was given the American Society of Cinematographers Lifetime Achievement Award. His annual film festival, Ebertfest, which is organized by the University of Illinois, is in its fifteenth year. His Web site, rogerebert.com, receives more than 105 million visits a year.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Key to Symbolsp. x
Reviewsp. 1
The Best Films of 2011p. 692
The Best Documentaries of 2011p. 697
Interviewsp. 703
Asghar Farhadi (A Separation)p. 703
Tilda Swiriton (We Need to Talk About Kevin)p. 704
Quvenzhane Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild)p. 705
Ebert's Journalp. 708
Sarah Palin Documentaryp. 708
The Enigma of Political Prayerp. 709
A Shimmering Miragep. 709
Knocked Up At the Moviesp. 711
The Sudden Death of Filmp. 713
Heteronormative Vampiresp. 714
Dissecting Declining Box Office Revenuep. 715
Think of Me as the Butler, Carsonp. 716
The Oscar Losers: They Wuz Robbedp. 718
Indie Spirit Awards Joined The Artist Bandwagonp. 720
Hey, Kids! Anybody Here Not Heard the F-Word?p. 721
The Raid and Why I Hated Itp. 722
I Remember Youp. 724
The Perfect Audiencep. 726
Movies Don't Stream Themselvesp. 727
A Few Calm Words About The Listp. 729
In Memoriamp. 731
Andrew Sarrisp. 731
Film Festivalp. 733
Toronto International Film Festivalp. 733
Ebert's Little Movie Glossaryp. 736
Indexp. 738
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