Roger Ebert


Edward Snowden documentary gets Oscar nod

"Citizenfour," Laura Poitras' cinematic ticktock revealing the story behind the NSA revelations of Edward Snowden, has been nominated for an Oscar in the "Best Documentary" category. The news sparked jubilation on Twitter from staffers at First Look Media, who work with Poitras at The Intercept. Fuck Yeah CITIZENFOUR #Oscars2015 — Liliana Segura (@LilianaSegura) … Read More

Ebert receives Chicago Headline Club's Lifetime Achievement Award

Roger Ebert will be honored on May 6, along with former Chicago Tribune Richard Longworth, and Elizabeth Brackett, a correspondent and substitute host at public TV station WTTW. "Chicago has so many great journalists that it is really difficult to single out just a few each year," says Chicago Headline Club president Susan S. Stevens. The release is after the jump. Read More