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Roger Ebert (1942-2013)

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    'Life Itself' Director Steve James Gets Up Close with Roger Ebert at the End of His Life (Exclusive Video)

    Roger Ebert and his wife Chaz enthusiastically embraced the idea of a documentary of his memoir "Life Itself," and wanted Chicago filmmaker Steve James, whose "Hoop Dreams" Ebert had discovered at Sundance some 20 years ago, to direct it. James found himself in an unusual situation as Ebert's heal...

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    Roger Ebert's Wikipedia Edits Collected as a Book

    Artist Qunton Miller thought the best way to examine Ebert's history on the site was to print it out and put it between hard covers.

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    Chicago International Film Festival Creates Roger Ebert Award

    Award will celebrate fresh and uncompromising talent of next generation of filmmakers around the world.

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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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