Roger Ebert taking a break from Twitter Showdowns and AVQ&As to once again present At The Movies

It must be Roger Ebert day here at The A.V. Club. Back in March, Disney announced the cancellation of At The Movies after 24 seasons of national syndication, and the final episode ran on August 14. Immediately following Disney’s cancellation announcement, Ebert revealed the development of a self-produced incarnation…

Terrence Malick’s long-delayed The Tree Of Life finds a distributor, set for 2011 release

Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today that it has acquired notoriously patient auteur Terrence Malick’s next feature with plans for a 2011 release. The Tree Of Life is a 1950s period piece/family drama starring Brad Pitt and Sean Penn. The accompanying press release sheds a lot of light on the plot considering how…

Weezer’s latest joint-venture album Hurley now available streaming online. Ditto: Of Montreal’s False Priest, Superchunk’s Majesty Shredding, and more

Never fear: Though it’s been a long five days since our last Weezer story, in keeping with the Newswire’s devotion to covering every wrinkle in the band's career, we’re here to satiate your Cuomo cravings. Despite some indications that they’re not even that interested in playing it live, as of today Weezer’s latest (

The trailer for Woody Allen's You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger: The ladies love an aging intellectual

Hinting at a bold new direction, Woody Allen has made a movie about an aging intellectual and a younger woman. This leaked Spanish trailer for You Will Meet A Tall Dark Stranger depicts a madcap relationship comedy that nods toward the style of Allen’s late-'70s and '80s works, albeit with Josh Brolin as the latest…

Jay-Z and Eminem perform “Renegade,” two songs that aren’t “Renegade” on the Ed Sullivan Theater rooftop 

Last week saw the spread of rumors about a “secret” Jay-Z and Eminem concert in New York on the marquee of the Ed Sullivan Theater. That show was soon nixed by The Man, a.k.a Mayor Michael Bloomberg, after a similar stunt by Drake nearly incited a riot. Thanks to a clever little loophole, however, Hov and Slim were…