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Roger Ebert Remembered in ‘Life Itself': 15 Excerpts From His Most Legendary Reviews The post Roger Ebert Remembered in ‘Life Itself': 15 Excerpts From His Most Legendary Reviews appeared first on TheWrap.


Exclusive Video Interview With Chaz Ebert And Steve James On Life Itself – For moviegoers and critics alike, Steve James’ documentary Life Itself is a very special film, as it looks at the life of world famous movie critic Roger Ebert. Based on the memoir of the same name, James takes us back to the beginning as we see how Ebert became the head film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times, how his relationship with Gene Siskel evolved, and how the loss of his voice made him all the more prolific as a writer. 7 years 46 weeks ago via donnieyen

‘Life Itself’ Review: Roger Ebert Doc Rates a Thumbs-Up (Video) It's fair to say that there's not a film critic working now who can go into “Life Itself” without already having some feeling or opinion about Roger Ebert.


Specialty Box Office: Roger Ebert's 'Life' Opens Strong, Though The Fourth Belonged To 'America' and 'Begin Again' – Coming off a disappointing June, the studios had an even worse kick off to July with a lackluster Independence Day weekend led by the second weekend of "Transformers: Age of Extinction." And it appears the little guys benefited, at least to a degree. While newcomers were scarce, among them was Steve James' Roger Ebert doc "Life Itself," which pulled in decent numbers given its screen count and the fact that it was released day and date on VOD and digital. 7 years 46 weeks ago via donnieyen

Review: LIFE ITSELF, Thumbs Up For Roger Ebert Doc f you do what I do -- cherish film and have the chutzpah to tell other people what you think about them -- then you're almost certainly indebted to Roger Ebert. I've documented at length the effect that he had on both my personal and professional life previously, but for any cinephile, in some way you have to confront the work of Ebert. He was much more than the binary position of his thumb, of course.

Goodbye And Thank You: The Director of Hoop Dreams Talks About His New Roger Ebert Biography, LIFE ITSELF

7:38 PM 6/27/2014 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Film Critic Roger Ebert ended the first paragraph of his review of Hoop Dreams saying that film “gives us the impression of having touched life itself.” There’s a poignant symmetry in the title of Steve James’ newest documentary, Life Itself, about the work of America’s most acclaimed film critic, Chicago Sun Times’ Roger Ebert.


Cannes: Chaz Ebert, 'Life Itself' Director Steve James to Appear at American Pavilion – Actor Josh Charles and producer John Kilik are also set to participate in the series of Q&As and panels. 8 years 2 weeks ago via jetli
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Life Itself

Life Itself
Acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and executive producers Martin Scorsese (The Departed) and Steven Zaillian (Moneyball) present LIFE ITSELF, a documentary film that recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert – a story...
Roger Ebert
Steve James
July 04, 2014