Film critics Michael Phillips of the Chicago Tribune and A.O. Scott of the New York Times give their opinions on the latest new releases. The films are reviewed with the classifications 'See It', 'Skip It', or 'Rent It'. They also make suggestions as to excellent films they recommend for renting on video. Written by
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Ebert hired Roeper as a guest critic based on his wife, Chaz Ebert
's recommendation. According to Ebert, after Roeper's appearance, every member of the crew told Ebert to hire him. Ebert also considered two other guest critics but neither of them wanted to move to Chicago. See more
Our next movie is "Son of the Mask", this was almost a landmark for me. In the five years I've been co-hosting this show, this is the closest I've ever come to walking out halfway through the film and now that I look back on the experience, I wish I had!