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By The Dispatch On Monday, March 9th, 2020
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King Kong to screen in cinemas March 15, the first time in over 60 years

Though it’s a genuine icon of American cinema, and one of the most instantly recognizable creations ever put on screen, 1933’s King Kong has not had a nationwide theatrical re-release in 64 years. That changes More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Oscar Award winning ‘An American in Paris’ returning to cinemas to kickoff 2020 TCM Series

Beauty often comes from simplicity. Men, women, art, romance, Paris. These are the simple tools with which acclaimed director Vincente Minnelli builds a lively, lovely and beautiful city for Gene Kelly to dance, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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TCM, Fathom Events brings ‘All About Eve’ back to cinemas on March 5, March 8

Bette Davis stars as Margo Channing in the film that critic Roger Ebert called “her greatest role” – a Broadway star who is nearly undone by the treacherous Eve Harrington (Anne Baxter) in All About Eve, from More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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Christians counter ‘Fifty Shades’ exploitation with ‘Old Fashioned’ and Standforlove movement

On February 10, the sequel to FIFTY SHADES OF GREY opens in theatres nationwide.  FIFTY SHADES DARKER promises to be just that and push the envelope even further than its predecessor. Two years ago, when the first More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Ebertfeset lineup and guests set with Guillermo del Toro attending to screen ‘Crimson Peak’

The 18th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival hosted by Chaz Ebert, also known as ‘Ebertfest,’ announced today the final slate of films in this year’s festival. Additionally, film critics Leonard Maltin, Michael More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 11th, 2015
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‘The Iron Giant’ returns to theaters for ‘Special Edition’ screening with two added scenes

Warner Bros. Pictures and Fathom Events are proud to announce that the animated action adventure “The Iron Giant” will be re-released in theaters for a limited engagement this fall, remastered and enhanced with More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
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Ebertfest receives $10,000 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Grant

The 17th Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival has received a 2015 grant from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The festival, also known as “Ebertfest,” received the grant during a star-studded HFPA grants More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 13th, 2014
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Spike Lee confirmed for Ebertfest at Virginia Theatre in Illinois

PRESS RELEASE: Acclaimed director, producer and screenwriter Spike Lee joins the lineup at the 16th annual Ebertfest Film Festival in Champaign, Illinois, for a special 25th anniversary screening of his groundbreaking More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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Roger Ebert awarded 2014 Illinois Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism

PRESS RELEASE: Roger Ebert, who was a Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic and journalist for the Chicago Sun-Times, as well as an influential and groundbreaking film critic on television, was honored posthumously More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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This Day in History: Famous film critic Gene Siskel passes away 15 years ago

Thumbs up and thumbs down will forever be in the lexicon of American moviegoers thanks to Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, a renowned pair of film critics. Roger Ebert described this photo: “Our first “Sneak More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, April 4th, 2013
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Roger Ebert passes away at 70, check out memorable comments on George Lucas, Rob Schneider and Crocodile Dundee

Movie critic Roger Ebert has died at 70, according to the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper. It is with a heavy heart we report that legendary film critic Roger Ebert (@ebertchicago) has passed away — Suntimes (@Suntimes) More...



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