Film critic Roger Ebert is famous for arguing about movies on TV with Gene Siskel. Now that cancer surgeries have left him without the ability to speak, Ebert has found a new voice online. Melissa Block visits him at his Chicago home to talk about his memoir, Life Itself.
Contagion starts with a cough and ends with death on an unimaginable scale. The movie shows 30-something days in the life of a global pandemic, a lethal virus that travels like the wind and kills without a trace of mercy. This may not sound like entertainment, but it certainly keeps your eyes on the screen.
Heather Courtney's documentary is part war story, part small-town homecoming saga. Where Soldiers Come From follows a group of young Michigan men who sign up for the National Guard and serve together in Afghanistan.
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