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Roger Ebert (1942-2013)

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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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    Watch: Vintage 'Siskel & Ebert' Special On The Magic Of Steven Spielberg

    Steven Spielberg—who has plenty of filmmaking years left in him—already has a number of honors he'll be remembered for. Of course there's the two Best Director Oscars he's already got on his fireplace mantle, the distinction of being the man who created the summer blockbuster thanks to "Jaws," and s...

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    Watch: 20-Minute 'Siskel & Ebert' Special On The Films & Career Of Stanley Kubrick

    This week saw a couple of notable cinematic anniversaries: March 31st marked fifty years from they day Stanley Kubrick first penned a letter to Arthur C. Clarke for a collaboration that would eventually yield "2001: A Space Odyssey," and on a sadder note, today marks one year since the death of Roge...

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    In Remembrance: Watch Vintage 30-Minute Interview With Roger Ebert About Film, Criticism & More

    It's still hard to believe, but one year ago today, film critic Roger Ebert passed away. The legacy he left behind could run paragraphs, but he was an institution in the medium, a passionate voice for the artistry of film and an eloquent, accessible voice that made cinema approachable for everybody....

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