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NYT: Roger Ebert, the Critic Behind the Thumb

By Indiewire | Indiewire April 17, 2008 at 5:18AM

On April 1 Roger Ebert published a letter to readers of The Chicago Sun-Times that was essentially a farewell to the long-running, widely syndicated weekly program that has made him not simply the best-known movie reviewer in America, but the virtual embodiment of this curious profession. A.O. Scott reports.
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On April 1 Roger Ebert published a letter to readers of The Chicago Sun-Times that was essentially a farewell to the long-running, widely syndicated weekly program that has made him not simply the best-known movie reviewer in America, but the virtual embodiment of this curious profession. A.O. Scott reports.







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