Richard Roeper

Entertainment columnist

Richard Roeper, a Sun-Times contributor since 1987 and a Chicago native, is the author of seven books and the former co-host of “Ebert & Roeper and the Movies.” He is the film critic for ABC-7’s “Windy City Live.”

Gritty Peacock series set at the New York inn where elite assassins stay but don’t slay.
Laugh-inducing Max series follows the sitcom formula in building out the lives of trio from Oscar-winning ‘Hair Love’ short.
Apple TV+ docuseries looks back at the successes and setbacks of an era’s foremost faces of fashion: Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista and Christy Turlington.
Films on WTTW-Channel 11 offer context for key junctures from the Our Lady of the Angels fire to Mayor Richard J. Daley’s urban renewal efforts.
Memorable documentary profiles Bill Veeck’s charismatic son through Disco Demolition, some dark years, a zany comeback in St. Paul and a family heartbreak.
Lively performances by Paul Dano, Seth Rogen and Pete Davidson make sure the complex financial story never feels like a lecture.
Kenneth Branagh is joined by wonderful international cast including Tina Fey, Michelle Yeoh and Jamie Dornan.
Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and now Jon Hamm play the supposedly smart people doing intriguingly dumb things.
As celebrity owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney bring money and attention to underdog Welsh footballers, they avoid stealing focus on the team’s charming documentary show.