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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.

‘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.

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.


Roger Ebert's Widow Reveals That the Critic Wanted Philip Seymour Hoffman to Play Him in a Film – Fresh off of world premiering to rave responses at the Sundance Film Festival, Steve James' moving Roger Ebert documentary "Life Itself" screened last night at New York City's Paley Center, at an event hosted by Rooftop Films and Champagne Piper-Heidsieck. Ebert's widow, Chaz Ebert, was on hand, along with James and Ebert's good friend, filmmaker Ramin Bahrani ("At Any Price") for a post-screening Q&A hosted by New York Times' film critic A.O. 7 years 10 weeks ago via brucelee

Roger Ebert Documentary Filmmakers Vow to Finish Movie – “We all knew it was imminent, as sad as it is,” says a source close to the Martin Scorsese-produced project of the death of the beloved film critic. 8 years 2 weeks ago via donnieyen

Life Itself

Posted September 8th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

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 that is by turns personal, funny, painful, and transcendent.

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