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Roger Ebert

  1. september 11
    Revisiting Zoolander’s Weird History With 9/11The film was part of three separate 9/11 controversies.
  2. now streaming
    6 Great Biographical Docs to Stream Right NowGrab your remote.
  3. vulture quiz
    Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down? A Roger Ebert QuizCan you guess which movies Ebert liked and which he didn’t?
  4. movie review
    Roger Ebert Documentary Life Itself Is a Poignant, Moving PortraitDirector Steve James cuts back and forth between Ebert’s last days and the story of his rise.
  5. cannes film festival 2014
    After a Cannes Screening Mishap, Chaz Ebert Asks, ‘What Would Roger Do?’The Ebert documentary malfunctioned two-thirds of the way through its only screening.
  6. sundance 2014
    Roger Ebert Tribute Life Itself: Sundance’s Biggest Tear-JerkerRoger Ebert was a Sundance staple, and audiences at this year’s fest are paying tribute.
  7. happy tears
    Roger Ebert Memorial Sculpture Is Almost a RealityGet the tissues ready.
  8. cannes 2013
    Chaz Ebert Is Taking Cannes ‘Day by Day’Her coping strategy includes remembering the good times with her husband.
  9. dance party!!!
    Watch Tilda Swinton Honor Roger Ebert With a Barry White Dance-Along“No observers allowed. Participants only.”
  10. Al Jean Remembers the Time Roger Ebert Guest Starred on ‘The Critic’Longtime Simpsons writer/producer Al Jean reminisced to Vulture about working with the legendary movie critic Roger Ebert when he guest starred […]
  11. tribute
    Seitz: Roger Ebert on TV Was the Gateway Drug for New Film ObsessivesHis TV shows with Gene Siskel had as much to do with stoking this critic’s interest in film and film criticism as anyone he knew personally.
  12. tribute
    15 Roger Ebert Passages That Epitomize His WritingFrom reviews of films both classic and awful, to memorials to Gene Siskel, to an ode to his rice cooker.
  13. tribute
    Remembering Roger Ebert’s Cameo on The CriticIt didn’t stink.
  14. tribute
    Edelstein on Roger Ebert: Farewell to the Mayor of Movie Critic-VilleThe work of this most famous of film writers was accessible to people who normally had no patience for critics.
  15. thumbs up
    10 Videos to Remember Roger Ebert ByFrom his famously scathing reviews to his eloquent defense of film criticism.
  16. obits
    Roger Ebert Dies at 70Sadly, just a day after announcing his “leave of presence.”
  17. sad news
    Roger Ebert’s Taking a ‘Leave of Presence’ to Treat Cancer He will still write, but much less often.
  18. critics
    Roger Ebert Reviewed More Films This Year Than EverMore than 300. And Argo’s his favorite.
  19. health
    Roger Ebert Facing Continuing Health Problems“Not in best of shape,” he writes.
  20. injuries
    Roger Ebert Hospitalized for Hip FractureHis wife says he was busting out “tricky disco dance moves.”
  21. Siskel and Ebert: Film Criticism’s Most Underrated Comedy DuoIn 1993, Al Jean and Mike Reiss left their position as showrunners of The Simpsons.  Over four seasons, they helped transform the cartoon from […]
  22. Patton Oswalt and Roger Ebert, Sittin’ In a TreePatton Oswalt had to drop out of this weekend’s Ebertfest Film Festival last minute due to the shooting schedule of his new movie, which sucks! […]
  23. patty-cake
    Siskel and Ebert Played Patty-Cake Before Every At the Movies Taping“They performed it with complicated hand/knee slaps and everything.”
  24. Roger Ebert Won’t Dignify Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie With a ReviewRoger Ebert did not enjoy Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie. To be more specific, he hated it so much that he abandoned his synopsis halfway […]
  25. tv
    At the Movies on HiatusIt’s not a lack of viewers, it’s a lack of funding.
  26. roger ebert
    Roger Ebert Can’t Afford to Finance At the Movies AnymoreGet on Kickstarter, Roger!
  27. wordplay
    The New Yorker Has Rejected All of Zach Galifianakis’s Cartoon CaptionsHe hasn’t been able to crack their esoteric formula.
  28. clickables
    Read the First Pages of Roger Ebert’s Memoir, Life Itself“I was born inside the movie of my life.”
  29. vulture bytes
    Vulture Bytes: The Ebert App and an iPad Trapper KeeperPlus: an app that transforms your iPod library and speakers that transform a gas can.
  30. clickables
    Watch Taiwan’s NMA.tv Take on Roger Ebert vs. Bam MargeraWe’re speechless.
  31. controversy
    Roger Ebert Now Says He Was ‘Probably Too Quick to Tweet’ About Ryan Dunn’s Death“That was unseemly.”
  32. beef
    Roger Ebert Attacks Ryan Dunn for Drunk Driving, and Bam Margera Fires BackThis is unnecessary.
  33. clickables
    Read Roger Ebert’s Winning New Yorker Cartoon CaptionHe finally won!
  34. clickables
    Vote for Roger Ebert in The New Yorker’s Cartoon Caption ContestIt’s actually the funniest of the batch.
  35. clickables
    Watch Roger Ebert’s TED Talk About Losing His VoiceWith assistance from his wife, Chaz.
  36. sxsw
    Logan Hill, SXSW Film Juror, Explains Why You Need to Watch for Natural SelectionThe ambitious sperm-donor/odd-couple comedy tries many things, and succeeds at all of them. And we have a clip.
  37. Roger Ebert’s Withering Takedown of Just Go With ItSo, did famed film critic Roger Ebert enjoy the new Adam Sandler/Jennifer Aniston/Supermodel comedy Just Go With It? I don’t know! Let’s check […]
  38. tv
    Roger Ebert Will Wear a Prosthetic Chin on His New ShowLooks good!
  39. books
    Ebert on Huck Finn: ‘I Should Have Shut Up’He says he was wrong to post a tweet containing racially provocative language.
  40. censorship
    Roger Ebert Has Strong Feelings on Huck Finn ControversyVery strong, uncensored feelings.
  41. roger ebert
    Ebert Names Co-Hosts for At the MoviesAnd one is a 24-year-old.
  42. roger ebert
    Roger Ebert Says Elvis Mitchell Was Not Dropped From At the Movies“One source who had seen the pilot shot earlier this year with Lemire and Mitchell said it showed little on-air chemistry between the two.”
  43. clickables
    Read Roger Ebert’s Total Burn on a Foreign Hilary Duff DVD“The Perfect Man takes its idiotic plot and uses it as the excuse for scenes of awesome stupidity,” says Ebert.
  44. beef
    Secretariat Smackdown: Ebert vs. O’HehirIs ‘Secretariat’ a “work of creepy, half-hilarious master-race propaganda almost worthy of Leni Riefenstahl”?
  45. movies
    Casey Affleck to Roger Ebert: I’m Still Here Had No Point“There are ideas in the film that are interesting to me. I don’t have a point to make, though.”
  46. pickup lines
    Roger Ebert Resurrects At the MoviesNow known as ‘Roger Ebert Presents at the Movies.’
  47. quote machine
    Emily Mortimer to Steer Clear of Shite From Now OnPlus: Mickey Rourke on Genghis Khan, dog lover.
  48. movies
    Read Ten of the Most Disturbing Quotes From Roger Ebert’s Sex Pistols Screenplay“Come on, mum. Give us a kiss.”
  49. movies
    Read Roger Ebert’s 1977 Sex Pistols Screenplay’Who Killed Bambi?’ was started but never finished.
  50. quote machine
    Jay-Z and Pete Wentz Are Mated for LifePlus: ‘G.I. Jane’ reconsidered.
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