Trailer for the Roger Ebert Documentary Life Itself Looks Beautiful

The trailer for Life Itself, a documentary chronicling the life and work of film critic Roger Ebert is out and it looks incredibly promising. » 5/22/14 1:20pm 5/22/14 1:20pm

RogerEbert.com Is Dedicating This Week to Women

By all accounts, Roger and Chaz Ebert's partnership was a great one; they were a pair of people who both loved and respected each other, who also managed to work together successful. Since Ebert's death, Chaz has worked hard to make sure that his legacy lives on through his website and this week, she's continuing that… » 12/09/13 5:00pm 12/09/13 5:00pm

Amanda Bynes Insists Drug Den Pix Were Fake: 'Those Aren't My Toes!'

Amanda Bynes is threatening to sue In Touch for running "fake" photos of herself along with the exclusive interview she gave them: possibly part of a new game show called That's Not My Flophouse! Take my wife! Please! » 5/23/13 9:00am 5/23/13 9:00am

Here's Tilda Swinton Leading 1,500 People in a Barry White Dance-Along

And you thought Tilda Swinton couldn't get any cooler. At Roger Ebert's Film Festival this weekend, Swinton danced through the aisles of the Virginia Theater to Barry White's "You're the First, the Last, My Everything," and for a brief moment, every single person in the theater felt nothing but pure joy. Pure joy and… » 4/24/13 12:25pm 4/24/13 12:25pm

Westboro Baptist Church Will Picket 'Fag Enabler' Roger Ebert's Funeral

The Westboro Baptist Church, the independent Baptist church generally known for being a rather arbitrary hate group (all gay people and dead soldiers are evil, but Jennifer Lawrence is cool) that spends its time picketing funerals with offensive signage will be picketing the Monday morning funeral of Roger Ebert over… » 4/08/13 12:40pm 4/08/13 12:40pm

In a Perfect World, Courtney Love Would Judge a Talent Show Where…

Courtney Love addressed (started) a rumor that she'll be hosting one of the many talent shows currently choking the television airwaves like cheese cubes in the GI tract of a constipated Canadian goose: » 4/07/13 11:30am 4/07/13 11:30am

Roger Ebert's Wife Chaz Says Their Life Together Was 'More Beautiful…

For many of us who grew up eagerly awaiting the Saturday showing of Siskel and Ebert — and who later came to respect Roger Ebert as a whip-smart cultural critic and master of the internet — his death yesterday was a major loss. It's a less wonderful planet because he's not on it. » 4/05/13 9:30am 4/05/13 9:30am

Amanda Bynes Informs Twitter That She Has An Eating Disorder

Sigh. Amanda Bynes' repeated insistence on only using her (technically crappy; see above) Twitter selfies comes from a dark place, it looks like. I know: You're totally shocked. » 4/05/13 9:00am 4/05/13 9:00am

Jose Canseco Thinks Direct TV is Using a 'Tecknique' Called Legal…

In today's edition of Tweet Beat, Jose Canseco takes on Direct TV, One Direction may have grown women pining over them but they still call taking a piss taking "a wee," and Twitter remembers Roger Ebert.
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Roger Ebert's Twenty Best Reviews

Roger Ebert was anything but your stereotypical snobbish film critic; he was a man who would review anything. He was also what some have called "a stealth feminist", though perhaps he was less stealth than he appeared. Though he's been praised for his amazing take-downs, Ebert also had a way of delicately lifting up… » 4/04/13 6:20pm 4/04/13 6:20pm

My Roger Ebert Story

Famed film critic and all-around brilliant human being Roger Ebert passed away today at the age of 70. Herewith, a personal essay, which originally appeared on Deadspin in March of 2010. » 4/04/13 4:45pm 4/04/13 4:45pm

Beyonce Doesn't Like Labels But 'I'm a Modern-Day Feminist, I Guess'

While she's been a lightning rod for claims of both feminism and anti-feminism (particularly since announcing her Mrs. Carter World Tour), Beyoncé has tended in the past to steer clear of the F-word that's put so many female celebrities in the hot seat. Until now, at least. Bey tells Vogue UK in a cover interview for… » 4/03/13 9:00am 4/03/13 9:00am

Roger Ebert Can't Believe That Anyone Would Care So Much About Justin…

In this edition of Tweet Beat, Roger Ebert ponders the sacrifice made by the paparazzo who died trying to get a photo of Justin Bieber smoking weed, Cory Monteith makes the paps an offer that they can probably refuse, Johnny Weir is finding glitter in strange places and the cute beat boxer from Pitch Perfect gets cast… » 1/03/13 7:30pm 1/03/13 7:30pm

Rebel Wilson Hosting the MTV Movie Awards? So Far the Apocalypse Is…

The MTV Movie Awards have finally figured out what it will take to get us to watch the MTV Movie Awards: they have announced that Rebel Wilson will be hosting this year's ceremony on April 14th, the first female host since Sarah Silverman in 2007, and a damn good choice at that. However, it being MTV, here is the… » 12/21/12 9:00am 12/21/12 9:00am

Roger Ebert Calls Out the Media For Glorifying School Shootings

Much of the grieving nation is up in arms about the number of major media gaffes and indiscretions regarding yesterday's tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Interviewing students as young as second grade who had just been reunited with their parents, for instance. Not to mention the… » 12/15/12 1:15pm 12/15/12 1:15pm

Roger Ebert Hates Going To The Movies For The Same Reasons You Do

If you thought Roger Ebert looked past all the little things you hate about going to the movies, think again. He writes: » 12/31/11 12:05pm 12/31/11 12:05pm

How Celebrities Are Preparing For The Rapture

Today in Tweet Beat, celebs like Stephen Baldwin, Candace Cameron and Ice-T figure out their plans for when the world ends tomorrow. » 5/20/11 7:43pm 5/20/11 7:43pm

Cher Has An Ax To Grind With Donald Trump

Today in Tweet Beat, most people, including Cher, are pissed at Donald Trump and his birther crap. Well, except for Sarah Palin, of course. » 4/27/11 7:30pm 4/27/11 7:30pm

Roger Ebert Wins New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest

Today in Tweet Beat, Roger Ebert is psyched to have finally won the New Yorker cartoon caption contest, after sending in weekly submissions since the contest began. Plus, Jane Fonda dresses up as the Easter Bunny. » 4/25/11 7:30pm 4/25/11 7:30pm