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Roger Ebert (1942-2013)

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    Highlights From 'Life Itself' AMA: Steve James and Chaz Ebert on Favorite Film Critics and the Movies Roger Ebert Would Have Loved

    Roger Ebert's widow and the director of the documentary on his life name the new movies he would hae loved and explain why the critic rated "Benji" higher than "Full Metal Jacket."

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    BOI WEEKLY: This Week's Limited & Indie Releases

    Independence Day for the Indies looks a bit slim as Magnolia's Roger Ebert documentary, "Life Itself", and a 50th anniversary restoration of The Beatles' "A Hard Day's Night" are the only releases of note.

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    Tim Burton's 'Batman' At 25: Watch Vintage 'Siskel & Ebert' Review & 'Entertainment Tonight' Report From L.A. Premiere

    If you're of a certain age, by this point 25 years ago, you had already seen Tim Burton's "Batman" and perhaps were lining up to see it again. As we noted yesterday, Warner Bros. was slightly concerned about the shift in tone from the campier TV take most mainstream audiences knew, to the darker (ye...

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    Watch: Werner Herzog, John Singleton, Steve James and Matt Zoller Seitz Celebrate the Life of Roger Ebert

    A live chat, starting at 2 p.m. Eastern, celebrates what would have been Ebert's 72d birthday.

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    Watch: Celebrate 'Life Itself' With Trailer For Roger Ebert Doc

    It's telling that in the year since Roger Ebert's death, no one has even come close to replacing him as America's film critic, a voice that reached both cinephiles and the average moviegoer, providing meaty sustenance for the former, while never alienating the latter. Ebert made the movies accessibl...

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    Can You Spot the Ironic Part of the Poster for Roger Ebert Documentary "Life Itself"?

    Entertainment Weekly debuts a new poster for the Roger Ebert documentary. But there's just one thing wrong...

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    "Life Itself's" Emotional Ebertfest Premiere

    The first festival planned after Roger Ebert's death opens with an emotional screening of the documentary about his life.

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    Missing Out on Ebertfest 2014? Stream Panels and Q&As Now

    For those of you missing out on late film critic Roger Ebert's namesake Illinois film festival this year, worry not, because Ebertfest is streaming panels and Q&As on YouTube.

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    Roger Ebert Doc "Life Itself" Heads to Cannes, With New Footage

    The late, legendary film critic will grace the Croisette one more time.

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    Watch: Vintage 'Siskel & Ebert' Special 'Dial H For Hitchcock'

    You'll want to make some time for this excellent "Siskel & Ebert" special from 1983, “Dial H for Hitchock,” in which the beloved and much-missed critical pair do their thing (after a few promos for their review of “The Big Chill”, for whatever reason). The show highlights an interesting bit of film ...

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