Roger Ebert’s New Show Replaces Co-Host

NEW YORK – Chicago-based film critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky is joining Roger Ebert’s upcoming movie review show. Vishnevetsky is replacing the previously announced Elvis Mitchell, the show announced Tuesday. No explanation was given for Mitchell’s departure. The Russian-born Vishnevetsky, 24, writes for the film website Mubi and contributes to the Chicago Reader. He’ll appear alongside co-host […]

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Roger Ebert To Revive ‘At The Movies’ on PBS

The classic ‘thumbs up/thumbs down’ method of movie reviewing will be returning to television when PBS begins broadcasting ‘Roger Ebert Presents At The Movies,’ a weekly half-hour film criticism show that revives the format that made Roger Ebert, along with his partner Gene Siskel, household names. Ebert announced it on his journal today at the […]

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‘The Black List: Volume 3’ On HBO Offers More Inspirational Stories

It’s been more than two years, nearly 50 interviews, and two separate volumes since photographer Timothy Greenfield and writer Elvis Mitchell set out to capture the stories of prominent African Americans. The project resulted in the HBO documentary series, ‘The Black List,” a series of what Greenfield has called “talking portraits” and Mitchell describes as […]

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