Rarely has a remake felt more contractually obligated than the 2015 version of Poltergeist.
Peter Sobczynski is a contributor to eFilmcritic.com and Magill's Cinema Annual and can be heard weekly on the nationally syndicated "Mancow's Morning Madhouse" radio show.
His work has also been seen in such places as the Daily Herald, playboy.com and NYFA.org and he has contributed to the upcoming book "World Film Locations: Chicago."
He saw his first movie ("Dumbo") at the age of three and hasn't stopped talking about them since. His favorite film is "Buckaroo Banzai," his favorite director is Brian De Palma and his favorite actors are Dick Miller and Nastassja Kinski.
An overview of the Mad Max movies as we head toward Fury Road.
A review of "In the Company of Legends" by Joan Kramer and David Heeley.
A film-by-film preview of the 2015 Ebertfest.
A preview of the 2015 EU Film Festival at the Siskel Film Center in Chicago.
An obituary for actor/filmmaker Leonard Nimoy.
The RogerEbert.com staff pick for the Best Animated Film of 2015.
A tribute to Jean-Luc Godard in light of the retrospective "Godard: The First Wave," playing at the Siskel Film Center in Chicago.
An interview with Rupert Wyatt, director of "The Gambler."