Remembering Roger Ebert

Posted on Friday, April 5, 2013 by fillups

I Hated, Hated, Hated This Movie Roger Ebert passed away on Thursday, April 4th, 2013. Arguably, he was the most prominent and well known film critic in America. He was the first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize (in 1975) while he was writing for the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper. 1975 was also the year he began filming the PBS movie review show Sneak Previews with rival Chicago film critic Gene . . . more »

The Directors Speak and Ozu Rules: The Other Sight & Sound Poll

Posted on Saturday, August 4, 2012 by fillups

Tokyo story Sight & Sound, the international film magazine, has conducted an esteemed polling of critics on the best films of all time since 1952. Since 1992, they have also polled some of the top director's across the globe for their take on the best films of all time. These challenging, personal visions of cinema are all available at the SCCLD libraries. Sight & Sound Director's Poll . . . more »

Vertigo Breaks the Citizen Kane 50 year Streak at Number One!

Posted on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 by fillups

Vertigo Since 1952, the International Film Magazine Sight & Sound has been asking top film critics around the world every ten years to list their favorite films. For the first time since 1962, a film other than Citizen Kane has topped their acclaimed list. Hitchcock's moody, dreamlike, Vertigo finally was named the best film of all time! Check out all the Sight and Sound Top Ten . . . more »