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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
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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.

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The Last Critic Who Mattered?

variety.com – This week’s opening night tribute to the Toronto Film Festival’s chief cheerleader, the late Roger Ebert, will beg a key question: Can anyone fill his shoes? No other critic ever possessed the international platform of his TV gigs, his visibility, celebrity or his Pulitzer Prize. 4 years 33 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Watch: Roger Ebert's Memorial Tribute (VIDEO)

feedproxy.google.com – Over three hours Thursday night at the ornate Chicago Theatre that Roger Ebert had helped to restore, a parade of friends, family, and followers paid tribute to the esteemed film critic who died at age 70 on April 4. Watch the streaming video of the "Roger Ebert: A Celebration of Life" tribute below. 5 years 2 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Harvey Weinstein Reveals the Baller Reason Why Roger Ebert Called Him 'King of Cannes' (Video)

feedproxy.google.com – The Oscar-winning producer told THR about his close relationship with the late film critic, regaling with a story that involved true royalty and a playboy lifestyle. 5 years 2 weeks ago via donnieyen

RogerEbert.com Gets a Facelift

2:23 PM 4/10/2013 by Binh Ngo
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RogerEbert.com, the website of the recently departed film critic Roger Ebert, has relaunched yesterday with a redesign. Gone are the three column format and the light/dark cream color scheme -- those are replaced with a light/grey two column design. On the left column, the featured review is given the most space with a large picture and an excerpt of the review, and below that are the other new reviews which are given only a pic overlayed with the movie's title and author.
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Westboro Baptist Church to Picket Roger Ebert's Funeral

feedproxy.google.com – The anti-gay group says it will protest outside the movie critic's memorial service Monday in Chicago. 5 years 2 weeks ago via jetli

What's Popping: Roger Ebert, 'Fast & Furious 7', 'Finding Dory', 'Jack the Giant Slayer', 'G.I. Joe 3'

1:05 PM 4/6/2013 by Binh Ngo
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Roger Ebert, the first film critic to win a Pulitzer, passed away on Thursday. He was 70. His death was a surprise to those not close to him because he didn't reveal the severity of his condition when he announced that he was taking a leave of absence from reviewing movies to treat an re-occurrence of cancer.

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Roger Ebert's wife: He 'smiled, and passed away'

rssfeeds.usatoday.com – Chaz Ebert, Roger's wife of 20 years, recounts his final moments. 5 years 3 weeks ago via donnieyen

Roger Ebert to Me: "Wish I had your brain."

5:22 PM 4/4/2013 by Senh Duong
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I'm still shocked and saddened by the news of Roger Ebert's death. I know, I know, he was fighting cancer, and the odds were against him. It's just that it has only been a couple days since he announced his leave of absence. Also, he had been very active on the internet, writing reviews for the Chicago Sun-Times and updating his blog, Facebook Page, Twitter account, and his newsletter.
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Roger Ebert remembered by Richard Roeper: 'We had a great run together'

rss.feedsportal.com – Fellow film critic speaks about colleague's sad passing on Thursday. 5 years 3 weeks ago via jackiechan
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