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Roger Ebert (1942-2013)

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    Roger Ebert Remembered in Chicago By Family and Friends

    The three hour tribute from the Chicago Theatre featured tributes from John and Joan Cusack, Andrew Davis, Richard Roeper, and many more.

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    From the Wire: Ebert's Editor Remembers

    "He was unflappable in the face of pressure."

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    How 'Beyond the Valley of the Dolls' Reveals Roger Ebert's Values as a Film Critic

    The film may actually be a piece of film criticism by example.

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    A Tribute to Roger Ebert From the Screenwriter of the Movie He Hated, Hated, Hated

    Alan Zweibel won three Emmys as a writer for the original cast of "Saturday Night Live" and a fourth as the writer of "The Paul Simon Special" in 1978 (he was also nominated as an "SNL" writer that year as well, meaning he either defeated himself or lost to himself, depending on your point-of-view)....

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    Roger Ebert: End of Message

    Last weekend, the BBC published an article titled “How to write the perfect obituary” following the brouhaha around the New York Times’ recent obituary of Yvonne Brill. It was a fluffy weekend piece, and I would have moved on were it not for one particular detail.

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    Watch: Roger Ebert and the First Satellite Theater Network Broadcast

    Plus: check out the beautifully redesigned RogerEbert.com.

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    'Roger could judge a film for what it was': Indie Executives Tell Indiewire Why They Loved Roger Ebert

    Throughout the week, Indiewire will feature remembrances of Roger Ebert from across the industry. Yesterday, we ran thoughts from filmmakers. Today, we're focusing on the indie executives.

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    'Roger Ebert could judge a film for what it was': Indie Executives Tell Indiewire Why They Loved Roger Ebert

    Throughout the week, Indiewire will feature remembrances of Roger Ebert from across the industry. Today, we're focusing on the indie executives.

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    Ebert Memorial: Saying Good-Bye to Roger

    It was an appropriately gray, overcast and rainy Monday morning for the funeral of beloved film critic Roger Ebert held at the Holy Name Cathedral in downtown Chicago. Hundreds of people were lined up outside the church just for a chance to pay their respects and say a final goodbye to someone who t...

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