Is Ebert’s Memory Failing?

UPDATE: It turns out that he was thinking of a scene from "Rick," a film that was out a couple of years ago, with Bill Pullman. Spooky. And, as a matter of fact, Ebert's review has now been corrected, and the mistakes are gone.-Roger Ebert's review of "In Good Company" is very very strange indeed.(Kudos to Steven Greydanus for catching this bizarro review.)First of all, he says,It's about a corporate culture that tries to be evil and fails.I've seen the movie, and I have … [Read more...]

What’s a Parable?

My friend Ron Reed happened to quote writer C.H. Dodd today in offering the definition of the word "parable." Ron referenced this in summing up the virtues of The Return, my favorite film of 2004. … [Read more...]


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