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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...

Roger Ebert Gets A Posthumous Journalism Honor

AP | Posted 08.30.2013 | Media

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Late movie critic Roger Ebert has been honored by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. Ebert, who wor...

As Ebertfest Rolls On Sans Founder, A Look At Ebert's Hometown Pride

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 04.19.2013 | Chicago

URBANA, Ill. -- Michael Esteves wakes up every day in the spot Roger Ebert called the center of the universe, and it isn't Chicago, New York or Cannes...

How Roger Ebert's Clarity and Courage Helped Me Redefine My Son's Disability

Janice Fialka | Posted 06.17.2013 | Detroit
Janice Fialka

I distinctly remember the moment Roger Ebert became much more than just "my favorite movie reviewer."

The Heartbeat: Remembering Roger Ebert and Jane Kleinman

Andrew_Friedman | Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts
Andrew_Friedman

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.

Remembering Ebert As A Uniter Of A Segregated City

Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 06.09.2013 | Chicago
Joseph Erbentraut

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?

Roger Ebert Passing the Torch to the Next Generation

Jacquie Jordan | Posted 06.09.2013 | Entertainment
Jacquie Jordan

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.

Roger Ebert's Legacy As A Relentless Empire-Builder

www.nytimes.com | Posted 06.08.2013 | Media

At journalism conferences and online, media strivers talk over and over about becoming their own brand, hoping that some magical combination of tweets...

Church Plans Protest At 'Fag Enabler' Roger Ebert's Funeral

Posted 04.08.2013 | Gay Voices

Roger Ebert's Chicago funeral will reportedly be picketed by members of the Westboro Baptist Church. According to The Hollywood Reporter, members ...

Roger Ebert: One of Us

Donald Liebenson | Posted 06.08.2013 | Chicago
Donald Liebenson

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.

The MovieFilm Podcast: In Praise of Jurassic Park!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.07.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

In this episode of MovieFilm, the gang share their thoughts on the global blockbuster G.I. Joe: Retaliation and lionize the late Roger Ebert. I...

His Final Review

Posted 04.07.2013 | Entertainment

The Chicago Sun-Times has printed late film critic Roger Ebert's final review. At the time of his death, Ebert's last published review was for "Twi...

Honoring Roger Ebert's Memory in the Movies We Watch

John Farr | Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

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?

Bravo, Roger! -- Thumbs Up

Hermene Hartman | Posted 06.05.2013 | Media
Hermene Hartman

Roger Ebert was a prince of a guy. He was absolutely delightful and insightful. A brilliant writer and beautiful soul was he. He literally took mo...

Roger Ebert and Evolution - What Does the DNA Tell Us?

James A. Shapiro | Posted 06.05.2013 | Science
James A. Shapiro

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.

What I Learned From Roger Ebert

Marci Hughes | Posted 06.05.2013 | Chicago
Marci Hughes

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.

WATCH: Remembering Roger Ebert

Posted 04.05.2013 | OWN

Even the biggest movie buff would be hard-pressed to find a film more inspiring than Roger Ebert's life story. Before becoming television's most f...

Roger Ebert Once Stuck It To Congress

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment

Roger Ebert's big personality and impassioned stances on film never waned throughout his decades-long career, including the time he and fellow movie c...

Roger Ebert Changed My Life

Darryl Roberts | Posted 06.05.2013 | Chicago
Darryl Roberts

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.

'The Bravest Person I've Ever Encountered'

Leonard Maltin | Posted 06.05.2013 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

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.

My Friend, Roger Ebert

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment

-- There was the prodigious mind, of course: the voluminous knowledge of film and the incisive way he could cut to the heart of what made a movie wor...

Roger Ebert's 'Other Neighborhood' Gets Two Thumbs Up

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 04.19.2013 | HuffPost Home

Roger Ebert, the longtime film critic, died yesterday at the age of 70 after a long battle with cancer. Ebert's primary residence was a four-and-a-hal...

Remembering Roger Ebert

Annette Insdorf | Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

He knew that his days were numbered, and he filled them with as much intelligent love of film as possible. For those of us who were lucky enough to know Roger, his life was a gift.

My Third Parent Was Roger Ebert

Ricky Camilleri | Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment
Ricky Camilleri

Ebert was my first connection to cinema. My whole life I was obsessed with movies. As an only child I heard adults talk about films and used that as an entry into their conversations. But at a certain point movies just became my own obsession.

I Will Miss You, Roger Ebert

Kim Morgan | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

"I was perfectly content before I was born, and I think of death as the same state ... I am grateful for the gifts of intelligence, love, wonder and...