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Roger Ebert (1942-2013)

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    35 Years Of 'Apocalypse Now': Watch Vintage Roger Ebert Review, Making Of Doc, Clips And More

    " 'Perfection' can be its own limitation, and sometimes a 'flaw' may contribute mightily to a work's ultimate power. (A work without flaws is a work without ambition).' The Roman poet Horace often inserted lines in his poetry that stuck out like sore thumbs, forcing the reader to confront the establ...

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    Matt Zoller Seitz and Roger Ebert, and Other Highlights from His Appearance on 'Employee of the Month'

    Plus: Seitz's response to an Antisemitic Letter to the Editor from his New York Press days, and Seitz sings.

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    Rob Reiner Talks Roger Ebert's 'North' Review

    Roger Ebert hated, hated, hated, hated, hated Rob Reiner's "North," but Reiner doesn't seem too bothered by it.

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    'Oh, This Is a Bad Movie': Jimmy Fallon Reads Roger Ebert's Reviews on the Tonight Show

    Jimmy Fallon recalls the movies of his Roger Ebert slammed (and praise), and Questlove's jaw drops at a "Life Itself" clip as Chaz Ebert drops by the Tonight Show Couch

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    The Semiotics of 'Siskel & Ebert'

    The co-host of "Ebert Presents" explains why "At the Movies" worked with Roger Ebert, and couldn't with anyone else.

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    Review: 'Life Itself' - Based on Roger Ebert’s Memoirs - Feels Like 3 Films Rolled Into 1

    But it should go without saying that I walked out of the theater knowing more about him than when I walked in.

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Life Itself' Leads New Releases While 'Begin Again' and 'Snowpiercer' Show Life

    Independence Day weekend doesn't tend to be a big specialized release date. In the last six years, only "The Way, Way Back" in 2013 stands out as a significant new release over the holiday. So it isn't surprising that the pickings were modest this year.

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    The 13 Funniest Lines from Some of Roger Ebert’s Most Scathing Reviews

    "Life Itself" celebrates Roger Ebert as a defender of cinema. Sometimes, that required fighting back against movies that did it wrong.

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    The Sobering, Beautiful Lessons of LIFE ITSELF

    I almost didn’t write this review. This was not because I didn’t appreciate the film at hand, but because a question was nagging at me: What can I bring to this piece that will both serve the work and be memorable for its readers, personal in some sense?

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