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Roger Ebert (1942-2013)

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    Director Steve James Vows to Finish Ebert Doc 'Life Itself'

    In the fall of last year it was reported that Roger Ebert's memoir "Life Itself," chronicling his struggle and recovery from alcohol addiction and his long running battles with thyroid cancer, would be adapted into a documentary by "Hoop Dreams" director Steve James. Ebert was a huge fan of "Hoop Dr...

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    R.I.P. Roger Ebert (1942-2013)

    This afternoon brings some heartbreaking, sad news, for anyone even remotely a fan of the movies or cinema in general. Legendary, groundbreaking and influential film critic, writer and author Roger Ebert has passed away at the age of 70.

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    Obit: Roger Ebert was a Superman

    Sad news. Roger Ebert has died of complications of cancer. The legendary and indefatigable Pulitzer-prize-winning film critic had announced Tuesday that he was taking a "leave of presence," per his journal on the Chicago Sun-Times. Since December he had been recovering in a Chicago rehab facility fr...

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    Roger Ebert Dies After Battle With Cancer

    I don't have many details yet -- and frankly all I want to do right now instead of finding them is to go in a quiet corner somewhere and cry for a while -- but the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting, both on Twitter and their website, that their film critic for more than forty years, Roger Ebert, has di...

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    Film Critic Roger Ebert Passes Away at Age 70

    Esteemed film critic Roger Ebert passed away at age 70 today, according to a report in the Chicago Sun-Times.

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    Roger Ebert Announces "Leave of Presence" Following Cancer Recurrence

    The Chicago Sun-Times critic also announced the launch of a new venture, Ebert Digital, and an upcoming Kickstarter for the return of "At the Movies."

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    Production Underway on Ebert Documentary

    Television rights to the film have also been acquired by CNN Films.

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    DEEP FOCUS: Mike Figgis' STORMY MONDAY, as reviewed by Roger Ebert

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