roger ebert dies
2013 was an eventful year in Chicago. As we look to 2014, we wanted to take this opportunity to look back on the year that
I distinctly remember the moment Roger Ebert became much more than just "my favorite movie reviewer."
Soul Melanie (known as Wanderer) falls in love with Earth Melanie, even though in theory this isn't possible because the
Ebert focused on what life meant to him, what his version of faith meant to him, and how that philosophy brought him peace as he looked at his life, and his eventual, inevitable death.
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.
From WBEZ (ex-Sun-Times)'s Jim DeRogatis: "[I]f you read him or watched him (really watched him) on television, you pretty
Barack Obama also released a statement on Ebert's death, describing the late writer as the definition of movies: Michelle
The C-SPAN clip shows the famous duo discussing the never-ending topic of violence in movies on June 8, 1995. Their remarks
The role of critics has been marginalized by the growth of the Internet and the empowerment of self-made bloggers who are eager to share their opinions. But few, if any, of these wannabes will ever surpass Roger Ebert.
There are old-fashioned pleasures, and not everything is in a strip mall and belongs to a chain. Actual human beings own