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Life Itself

Roger Ebert's Life Itself: A Presence Profoundly Felt, Even After His 'Leave of Presence'

Joseph Cooper | Posted 09.09.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

While all 55 chapters are 4-star reads, the final nine offer moving evidence that, for a man who could not speak, he had restorative observations to make and therapeutic reflections to share.

Life Itself, the Film, the Book, and the Ebert I Knew

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 09.08.2014 | Entertainment
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

Watching the film of his life, I was proud of the man on the screen and that second life he found. He was not quite the man I knew, but... I really did know, somehow, back then, that the man he would become was in there, getting ready for his "close up."

ReThink Review: 'Life Itself' -- On Roger Ebert And Why I Review Movies

Jonathan Kim | Posted 09.03.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

I'm not a movie expert or someone trying to be what I think a critic is supposed to be, but simply a guy who loves movies and loves writing about them.

Matthew Jacobs

Two Thumbs Up For This Wrenching Roger Ebert Documentary

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.05.2014 | Entertainment

"Life Itself," the documentary about the many years Roger Ebert spent as the country's primo film critic and the rich but complicated personal life he...

Roger Ebert's Wife Chaz: 'I Used To Like Gene Siskel Better'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment

Chaz Ebert, wife of the late film critic Roger Ebert, is hailed in the upcoming documentary "Life Itself" for having softened up her notoriously brash...

Christopher Rosen

Roger Ebert Wanted Philip Seymour Hoffman To Play Him In A Movie

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.04.2014 | Entertainment

Following an emotional screening of the Roger Ebert documentary "Life Itself" at New York's Paley Center for Media on Monday night, Chaz Ebert, the fi...

Mike Ryan

The 6 Best Movies At Sundance

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.24.2014 | Entertainment

That's a wrap on HuffPost Entertainment’s 2014 Sundance coverage. I'm always hesitant to do a "Top Movies" list out of a film festival, if only beca...

Live From the Sundance Film Festival: Monday, Jan. 20

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'd be hard-pressed to pick a favorite between Life Itself, Steve James' documentary about the late film critic Roger Ebert, and To Be Takei, by Jennifer Kroot, about the amazingly resilient career of actor George Takei.

Mike Ryan

Roger Ebert's Life Story Shines At Sundance

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

As I write this fourth update, I have now seen 15 movies at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. (I should add: I am very, very tired.) I’ve been s...

Roger Ebert Documentary To See Sundance Premiere

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 03.19.2014 | Entertainment

CHICAGO (AP) — When "Life Itself" debuts Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival, it will be the first time Roger Ebert's widow will see the full docum...

Two Ways to Transform Your Thoughts

Steve McSwain | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Steve McSwain

When you complain that "____________ never listens to me," maybe what you're really saying is, "I don't listen to me."

A Fish With Arms? What the?

Steve McSwain | Posted 09.01.2013 | Religion
Steve McSwain

You see, the problem with so much in religion today is that it's always all about becoming something other than who we are... all about getting somewhere other than where we are. For this, and a lot other reasons, people have given up on religion.

Two Thumbs Up for Ebert And "Life Itself"

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 11.23.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

The chapter "How I Believe in God," is one of the more self-aware, humble and eloquent accounts of personal belief I've ever read.

Rogert Ebert: Nobody Told Me I Would Never Speak Again

Posted 11.15.2011 | Media

Roger Ebert appeared on the "Today" show Wednesday to promote his new memoir, "Life Itself." Ebert was once mostly known as America's most famous f...

Gaga And Gaultier On The CW, Jackie O's Never-Heard Interviews

Posted 11.12.2011 | Home

Monday, September 12 What could possibly bring the CW -- home to "Gossip Girl" and the new "90210" -- and legendary French couture designer Jean Pa...