roger ebert dead

"He was really happy that morning."
I distinctly remember the moment Roger Ebert became much more than just "my favorite movie reviewer."
Not only did Ebert really love movies, but he loved life. And that's why I love Roger Ebert.
I learned of the death of two people who had a tremendous impact on my life last week: One you've heard of and one you probably haven't. Both helped me understand myself a little better when I was a teenager and then, unexpectedly, taught me something about death and dying as an adult.
With Roger Ebert no longer with us, who remains with the same ability, drive and bravery to inspire our city to rise above our many, many challenges and overcome our differences?
We feel the losses of television icons in a different way than we do our movie stars, politicians, and newsmakers. Our television hosts tend to be our neighbors, like the late Mister Rogers would sing.
At journalism conferences and online, media strivers talk over and over about becoming their own brand, hoping that some
According to The Hollywood Reporter, members of Westboro slammed the late movie critic as "a fag enabler," noting that his
Roger was one of us; a Midwesterner, a Chicagoan. A city whose name has been sullied by the likes of Capone, Springer and Blagojavech, could not ask for a better, more redemptive ambassador.
In this episode of MovieFilm, the gang share their thoughts on the global blockbuster G.I. Joe: Retaliation and lionize the
“Well,” I asked myself, “why not?” Why must a film explain everything? Why must every motivation be spelled out? Aren’t many
Given this environment, and the reverence inspired by the life and legacy of Roger Ebert, shouldn't we take to heart -- and put it into practice -- what he stood for?
Roger was a role model for us all. And it was about much more than a movie. More than what we lost, we have been enriched
Roger Ebert was a wonderful film critic and writer. But like many people expressing certainty about the conventional wisdom in a distant field, he was out of his depth.
This week, along with the rest of the world, I learned that Roger passed away and my first feeling was of gratitude that I had the privilege to meet and work with him if only briefly.
That same year, Ebert debuted his long-running television show with fellow critic Gene Siskel. In 1998, Siskel was diagnosed
Roger Ebert's big personality and impassioned stances on film never waned throughout his decades-long career, including the
I want to share with you the article that Roger did on me in the Chicago Sun-Times that literally changed my course as a filmmaker.