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Roger Ebert Death

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

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.

WATCH: Hollywood Pays Tribute To Roger Ebert In Chicago

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 06.12.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Hollywood came to Chicago on Thursday as actors, directors, film critics and studio presidents honored late movie reviewer Roger Ebert...

Roger Ebert's Legacy As A Relentless Empire-Builder | 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 ...

WATCH: Roger Ebert Funeral Held In Chicago

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 04.08.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Funeral services for iconic film critic Roger Ebert began 10 a.m. Monday morning at Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral. Ebert's wife, C...

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...

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.

Roger Ebert's 'Best Friend' Shares Memories Of Iconic Film Critic

Posted 04.05.2013 | Chicago

One day on the heels of the tragic news that legendary Chicago-based film critic Roger Ebert lost his battle with cancer at the age of 70, the city an...

Harvey Weinstein Reacts To Ebert's Passing

Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment

Harvey Weinstein took a moment to reflect on film critic Roger Ebert's passing on Thursday. In a statement to the Huffington Post, Weinstein said appr...

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...

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.

To Fellow Artists (In Memory of Roger Ebert)

Susan Kemp | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media
Susan Kemp

I just urge artists that in lieu of instant publication, we don't forget why we got into art to begin with: to wonder. There are ways to be meaningful online -- it's our job in this generation to seek out those ways.

Ebert The Screenwriter

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment

Most critics don’t get the chance to review a movie they helped write. Then again, Roger Ebert wasn’t most critics. Ebert, who died today of cance...

His Best Quotes

Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment

When Roger Ebert passed away on Thursday after a long battle with cancer, he left behind a legacy as the nation's most important film critic (take Oba...

Twitter Reacts To Roger Ebert's Death

Posted 04.04.2013 | Celebrity

News of Roger Ebert's death Thursday hit Twitter with the speed and prolificness of the famed movie critic's own body of work. (It makes sense, as Ebe...

Roger Ebert's Favorite Movies

Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment

On April 4, legendary movie critic Roger Ebert died at the age of 70. Celebrated for his lively reviews and extensive film knowledge, Ebert spent ...

Beloved Movies Roger Ebert Didn't Like

Katy Hall | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment

Roger Ebert wasn't afraid to take an unpopular stand. The legendary film critic, who died Thursday after his cancer returned, described "A Clockwork O...

No One Took Down A Movie Like Roger Ebert

Posted 04.05.2013 | Comedy

No one loved movies like Roger Ebert. But perhaps more importantly, no one panned movies like Roger Ebert. He turned taking the piss out of a reprehen...

RIP Roger Ebert: 'He Was Chicago Personified'

Posted 04.04.2013 | Chicago

Legendary Chicago-based film critic Roger Ebert died Thursday at the age of 70. Just Tuesday evening, Ebert wrote in his journal that he would be c...

Legendary Film Critic Roger Ebert Dies At 70

Posted 04.04.2013 | Celebrity

Legendary film critic Roger Ebert has died at the age of 70, reports the Chicago Sun-Times. On April 2, Ebert revealed on his blog that his cancer...