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

6:38 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. 8 years 19 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. 8 years 40 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. 8 years 40 weeks ago via donnieyen
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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. 8 years 41 weeks ago via jetli
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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. 8 years 41 weeks ago via donnieyen
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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. 8 years 41 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Roger Ebert, Popular Film Critic, Dies at 70

nytimes.com – Roger Ebert, the popular film critic and television co-host who along with his fellow reviewer and sometime sparring partner Gene Siskel could lift or sink the fortunes of a movie with their trademark thumbs up or thumbs down, died on Thursday.in Chicago. He was 70. 8 years 41 weeks ago via Binh Ngo
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Roger Ebert: A Leave of Presence

blogs.suntimes.com – Thank you. Forty-six years ago on April 3, 1967, I became the film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times. Some of you have read my reviews and columns and even written to me since that time. Others were introduced to my film criticism through the television show, my books, the website, the film festival, or the Ebert Club and newsletter.

8 years 41 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Roger Ebert Facing Continuing Health Problems

feedproxy.google.com – Roger Ebert has been getting physical therapy for a "nearly invisible hairline fracture" in his left femur that's preventing him from walking. What didn't seem overly serious after the initial report is now keeping the continual Internet presence offline and resulting in slightly alarming brief check-ins like: "I'm aving [sic] a .. 9 years 4 weeks ago via donnieyen
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