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SXSW World Premiere and Vets Screening With Elvis

K. Lorrel Manning and Michael Cuomo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
K. Lorrel Manning and Michael Cuomo

Our pre-screening fears were quickly silenced when the lights went down. Happy New Year played beautifully, and the audience response was overwhelming.

Bianca Bosker

Roger Ebert: Writing On The Web A 'Life-Saver' | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In a talk that brought his wife to tears, film and culture critic Roger Ebert, a self-described "motor-mouth," explained how losing his ability to spe...

TED 2011: The Brightest Minds in the World

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shira Lazar

Being at TED, however, isn't just about the names you know, but rather those you don't -- stars in their own right changing the world.

Comic-Con effect ripples through the culture

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I didn't see a commercial for The Green Lantern during the Super Bowl a couple of weeks ago. Perhaps I wasn't paying close enough attention. But I sa...

Ebert's Impressive Stand-Ins

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Roger Ebert has enlisted some high-powered stand-ins to do voice-overs for his new TV show while finishing touches are made to his cus...

Roger Ebert's Proof 3D TV 'Doesn't Work With Our Brains'

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In a new blog post written for the for the Chicago Sun-Times, film critic Roger Ebert, who has railed against 3D movies and television, offers up what...

Roger Ebert's New Chin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Roger Ebert has a new movie show, and now he has a new chin to go along with it. In a blog post on Wednesday, Ebert revealed that, after a two-year...

Roger Ebert Imagines The Ultimate Chicago Movie

December 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The perfect Chicago movie would be impossible to make, but you might approach perfection in this way. Begin with a director who has demonstrated si...

Roger Ebert Apologizes For Using N-Word

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Roger Ebert apologized Thursday after facing heated criticism for using the n-word in a tweet on Wednesday. The famed film critic used the word in ...

Roger Ebert Misses the Boat

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Morris W. O'Kelly

Ebert was well within his right to express his opinion on whether the N-word is less offensive than the institution that gave it life. His argument fails because he blithely omits the inextricable link between the two.

Roger Ebert Shakes Up New Show, Replaces Host

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Chicago-based film critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky is joining Roger Ebert's upcoming movie review show. Vishnevetsky is replacing the prev...

WATCH: Blizzard Short Hailed As Oscar-Worthy

Gothamist | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As the blizzard started to dump snow in Astoria, Queens on December 26, filmmaker Jamie Stuart broke out a camera and tripod and captured the beauty o...

Roger Ebert's New Movie Show To Premiere In January

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Film critic Roger Ebert's new movie review television show has been cleared to air in 192 markets across the United States and worldwi...

Michael Wilbon, the Chicago Sports Columnist We Never Had

Kevin Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Kevin Allen

Big name sports columnists -- the Michael Wilbons of the world -- are a luxury that, in penny-pinching days, newspapers can ill afford.

Bisset, De Havilland & Kerr Feted by French Legion & BFI/TCM Festival to Open With Caron Classic

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

As late summer transformed into autumn, milestones in classic film, which focused primarily on iconic leading ladies, dominated the news and will be r...

Roger Ebert's 'At The Movies' Returns, His Way

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Film critic Roger Ebert, who lost his ability to speak and eat after cancer surgeries, said Friday that he is returning to television ...

The Celluloid Kitchen: Roger Ebert on Rice Cooking and His New Yearbook

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Lybarger

The connoisseur of films and food explains how a rice cooker can reward both taste buds and waistlines while taking little space on your counter or your schedule.

Roger Ebert: 'I'd Sacrifice Every Video Game For The Works Of Shakespeare'

Roger Ebert's Journal | Roger Ebert on July 6, 2010 11:21 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

If they had their choice, 63.1% of people would value "a great video game" over Huckleberry Finn. [..] I would have voted for Huckleberry Finn. In fa...

Roger Ebert Not Eating, But Still Cooking: Famed Film Critic Pens Cookbook

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Cancer may have robbed Roger Ebert of the ability to eat, but it won't stop him from dishing out cooking advice. Four years after can...

Roger Ebert On Tweeting:

Roger Ebert's Journal | JT Brandt on June 12, 2010 2:38 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

I vowed I would never become a Twit. Now I have Tweeted nearly 10,000 Tweets. I said Twitter represented the end of civilization. It now represents a ...

Wikileaks: Sex and the City Edition -- Another Failed U.S. Foray Into the Middle East

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

The more than 90,000 leaked reports illustrate in mosaic detail why, after the successful 2004 completion of the popular television series, producers refused to give up on the Sex and the City franchise.

Roger Ebert Challenges Sarah Palin To Debate With Coffee Party Founder, Annabel Park

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Renowned film critic Roger Ebert took to his Twitter account last week to challenge former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin to talk with Annabe...

Disney Hurts Hand-Drawn Animation With Beauty and the Beast 3D

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

With such a glowing history, and as one of Disney's crown jewels, why would the studio now decide to re-release Beauty and the Beast in 3D?

Roger Ebert Writing A Memoir: Book Expected By Fall 2011

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

NEW YORK — Roger Ebert's next book won't just be about movies. The film critic and profilic Twitter user is writing a memoir. It will cover eve...

Roger Ebert: '3D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Roger Ebert writes: 3-D is a waste of a perfectly good dimension. Hollywood's current crazy stampede toward it is suicidal. It adds nothing essential ...