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Roger Ebert Dies

The Chicago Stories That Made 2013 -- And Where They Are Now

Posted 12.29.2013 | Chicago

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 was, including some of the ...

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."

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...

Thank You, Roger Ebert: You Gave Me Comfort and Inspiration the Day You Died

April Daniels Hussar | Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment
April Daniels Hussar

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.

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...

'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.

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...

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...

Goodbye, Mr. Ebert

Meg Waite Clayton | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
Meg Waite Clayton

Goodbye, Mr. Ebert. My two thumbs are way, way up for the film education you gave me, and the hours of enjoyment you steered me toward. You will be missed.

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...

Obama: Roger Ebert 'Was The Movies'

Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama issued a statement Thursday on the death of legendary film critic Roger Ebert, praising the writer for "capturing the unique po...

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...

Roger Ebert's Last Review

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment

Legendary film critic Roger Ebert passed away on Thursday after a long battle with cancer. His legacy speaks for itself -- he reviewed movies for 46 y...

Roger Ebert, Newspaperman

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media

Roger Ebert, who died on Thursday, was more than just a legendary film critic. He was also a newspaperman who loved the journalism industry, and fierc...

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...