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Roger Ebert (1942-2013)

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    Roger Ebert Update: Funeral Held, Memorial Services Planned in Chicago

    On Monday April 8 at 10 AM funeral services for Roger Ebert, who died Thursday at age 70, will be held at Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral, 730 N. State St. Friends and fans are welcome on a first-come basis.

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    The Criticwire Survey: Ebert's Greatest Criticism

    What's Roger Ebert's greatest piece of film criticism? Some excellent picks in this week's Criticwire Survey.

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    A Far-Flung Memory of Roger

    Roger Ebert’s prose was instantly accessible and inviting. He came off as a super-knowledgeable guy who happened to want to simply talk movies with you.

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    "Write Fast" - B. Ruby Rich Remembers Roger Ebert

    Here's another wonderful tribute to the legendary critic.

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    Indiewire Celebrates the Best of Roger Ebert

    The staff of Indiewire and Criticwire share their favorite Ebert essays, reviews, videos, and more.

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    Watch: 5 Movies Roger Ebert Championed Including 'Do The Right Thing,' 'Hoop Dreams,' 'Monster' & More

    As many of The Playlist team wrote earlier today, the late Roger Ebert was instrumental for many of us discovering a nurturing what has become a lifelong passion of cinema. And much of that has to do with "At The Movies," his influential long running show with Gene Siskel (and in later, less satisfy...

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    Why Roger Ebert was Unique; The Web Says Goodbye to Our Most Famous Critic: Memories, Writing and Video

    The reaction to Roger Ebert's death has been overwhelming and gratifying. The major news networks, CNN, Frontline, you name it, they covered it. Every single movie site or reviewer or blogger or anyone who cared about movies weighed in.

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    Roger Ebert, In His Own Words, on the Education of a Film Critic

    Ebert, in his own words, describes how he discovered many classic films, in this essay from Emanuel Levy's book, "Citizen Sarris: American Film Critic."

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    Is the Era of Film Criticism on TV Over?

    "Siskel & Ebert" was my first taste of film criticism. Growing up amidst the strip malls and multiplexes of the Northern California suburbs, I used to watch the show with my dad, before I started swiping the arts section of the newspaper every morning.

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