CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 11: Charles Jenkins and Fellowship Chicago Choirattends the Roger Ebert Memorial Tribute at Chicago Theatre on April 11, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.
It's emotional to be here, but it's very comforting ... It feels like this is exactly where I should be at this time. He was the one that encouraged â almost forced â me to come here.
The classical music chosen by Kubrick exists outside the action ... It uplifts. It wants to be sublime; it brings a seriousness and transcendence to the visuals.
The classical music chosen by Kubrick exists outside the action ... It uplifts. It wants to be sublime; it brings a seriousness and transcendence to the visuals.More quotes »
Roger Ebert funeral: Mourners pack Chicago church
have packed a downtown Chicago church to remember acclaimed film critic Roger Ebert .Pallbearers carried Ebert 's casket up the steps of the Holy Name Cathedral for the Monday morning Mass attended by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel . Ebert died Thursday at age Read more »
Two thumbs up for unequivocal Roger Ebert
up. Thumbs down.Doesn't that cover everything?Of course, it doesn't. Even Roger Ebert knew that. On TV, the famously unequivocal movie critic delivered his reviews with take-a-stand adamance. But he lived out the final years of his life on a far murkier terrain Read more »
Roger Ebert dead: Film critic was 70
Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert has died after battling cancer.The Sun Times put the news on its website, which is currently down.The popular "thumbs up-thumbs down" television personality was 70 years old. Ebert was diagnosed with thyroid cancer Read more »
Roger Ebert's cancer returns: Fllm critic taking 'leave of presence'
critic Roger Ebert says he has cancer again and is scaling back his movie reviews while undergoing radiation.In a blog post, the 70-year-old said he'll take a "leave of presence."The veteran critic has previously battled cancer in his thyroid and salivary Read more »
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for 18+ with RSVP. Doors at 8 pm. FILM American Cinematheque presents a new monthly series, The Great Movies: A Tribute to Roger Ebert. Whether you agreed or not with his opinions, the Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert left an indelible mark on the from LAist Read more »
Roger Ebert was an inspiration for disabled people
piece… Tilda Swinton leads 1,500 people in a dance-along to Barry White's "You're the First, the Last, My Everything" during Roger Ebert's Film Festival in the… There’s a picture on my bedroom wall that was taken by my fellow Far-Flung Correspondent, Gerardo from Chicago Sun-Times Read more »
Roger Ebert in Cannes: Chaz carries the torch
June 14, 2010 file photo shows film critic Roger Ebert, left, alongside wife Chaz Hammelsmith, accepting the "Person of the Year" Award at the 14th Annual Webby Awards in New York. (Credit: Charles Sykes AP) Roger Ebert is not at the Cannes Film Festival this from Louisville Courier-Journal Read more »
Directors Cut Scorcese
Scorsese. Movie critic, Roger Ebert, has called him a “directing god”. He has been called the “most influential and best director of their time” by fellow director, George Lucas. Director Martin Scorsese has been an influential director for the past twenty from All Free Essays Read more »
Papo & Yo (Review)
really play video games—who actually consider it a hobby rather than a diversion, who take it personally when someone like Roger Ebert, who we think should know better, declares that games are not, in fact, “art”—we like to talk about potential. We like to from PopMatters Read more »