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  1. Roger Ebert, looking at the lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | CNN

    ... ring his career Ebert wrote thousands of movie reviews and, with Gene Siskel, co-hosted the iconic TV show "Siskel and Ebert At The Movies." Siskel died in 1999 after battling a

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  2. Australia's Siskel & Ebert Sign Off After 28 Years of Savvy SparringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Orlando Sentinel

    When Australia's two most famous film critics, David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz, sign off for the final time this week, they will have been beaming into the nation's living rooms for an unprecedented 28 years. That's four years longer than the late Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert shared the balcony on U.S. television, and only two years less than Johnny Carson spent hosting "The Tonight Show."

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  3. Class Critic: Exploring the devolving world of film criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Badger Herald Online

    ... became wildly popular because of this Public Broadcasting Service program, for the simple reason that Siskel and Ebert reviewed all films, including the worst of the worst. They made film criticism something that everyone could take part in, and ...

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  4. B. H. Martin: Why Roger Ebert mattersRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | UTV

    ... he verbally jousted with fellow Chicago film critic Gene Siskel. Even more than the BBC's Film programme, Siskel and Ebert's witty and acerbic reviews reflected my own heated discussions with friends. Siskel and Ebert made us laugh, they made us ...

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  5. Film of the week: Life ItselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Sight and Sound

    ... received, perceived and marketed. Never before had lowly reviewers become celebrities themselves, though Siskel and Ebert's show Sneak Previews (and its successor At the Movies ) was a phenomenon that seems unlikely to ever be repeated. For one ...

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  6. Radio Raheem lives: Props from the iconic film, Do The Right Thing, on offer at Bonhams New YorkRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2014 | Art Daily

    Bonhams and Turner Classic Movies announced the addition of a selection of movie memorabilia from the estate of noted film critic Gene Siskel to the auction, TCM Presents...There's No Place Like Hollywood, to be held on November 24 at Bonhams New York. Siskel was a longtime film critic for The Chicago Tribune and developed a large fan following of movie lovers.

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  7. Indy Film Talk: Steve James documents 'life itself'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Nuvo.net

    ... the broadsheets of New York and Los Angeles and into the living rooms of middle America. At their height, Siskel and Ebert's thumbs wielded more power in Hollywood than any film critics before or since, as their reviews could help make or break a ...

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  8. Exploitation Life: Brad Jones' The Cinema Snob redefines internet film criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... I wanted to do something about exploitation films. I wanted it to be comedic, so growing up watching Siskel and Ebert, growing up in that era of critics, I always did kind of laugh or found it somewhat humorous when an exploitation movie would be ...

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  9. Siskel and Ebert made their own 'tropes vs. women' video in 1980Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Polygon

    Anita Sarkeesian made waves by pointing out how often the bodies of hurt or even murdered women are used as background decoration in video games, but the argument that the suffering of women is an overdone trope in pop culture isn't new. In fact, Siskel and Ebert made the same point about movies.

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  10. 11th annual Homer Documentary Film Festival Sept. 25-Oct. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Homer News

    ... the always entertaining life of film critic and prolific social commentator, Roger Ebert. From the days of Siskel and Ebert to his Pultizer Prize-winning film criticism, to his inspiring fight with cancer, the audience is led to explore the impact ...

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  11. Exploitation Life: Brad Jones' The Cinema Snob redefines internet film criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... I wanted to do something about exploitation films. I wanted it to be comedic, so growing up watching Siskel and Ebert, growing up in that era of critics, I always did kind of laugh or found it somewhat humorous when an exploitation movie would be ...

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  12. "At the Movies" Ends Its Long Australian RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... this week of the end of the long running network television movie review show, "At the Movies". Like Siskel and Ebert, the two beloved sparring hosts, David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz have not only shaped the fiber of film criticism and ...

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  13. Documentary looks at Roger Ebert's careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... familiar movie critic ever. He got there via TV, not from the printed word of his Chicago newspaper. Gene Siskel and Ebert's "At the Movies" was the perfect sideshow as they battled, insulted and sulked about movies for, first a PBS audience, and ...

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  14. Doc delves into the man behind the thumbRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Far more than just a tribute to the career of the world's most famous and influential film critic, the often revelatory Life Itself is also a remarkably intimate portrait of a life well lived -- right up to the very last moment. Though Life Itself is a warts-and-all portrait Ebert didn't live to review, my guess is his thumbs would be shooting upward.

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  15. From the Archives: "Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Chicago Sun-Times

    The film offers a lot to process, both visually and emotionally. It's an exhausting experience at just under 90 minutes, and it might have been There is great irony that "Cantinflas" the movie shows Cantinflas the man telling Michael Todd that he's going back to Mexico and isn't really interested "The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty.

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  16. Gregory Favre: Remembering the Roger Ebert I knewRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The Crest Theatre was a little more than half full for this matinee screening. There were lots of bald heads and gray hair, and throughout the two hours of "Life Itself" there was no talking or texting or trivial pursuit of conversation that could wait until the final credits rolled.

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  17. Film review: Life Itself Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Metro Times

    ... 7-Up documentaries to his teen grand daughter. Life Itself is at its most compelling when it tackles Siskel and Ebert's contentious professional marriage. Their rivalry is a fascinating stew of insecurity, resentment, respect, and codependence. Each ...

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  18. 'Life Itself' is thumbs up according to BrockettRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... what he knew was inevitable. "Life Itself" is rated R and has a running time of 2 hours. I grew up watching Siskel and Ebert, and even though they were well respected film critics, some of their opinions were insane. I remember watching an old ...

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  19. 'Life Itself' is thumbs up according to BrockettRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2014 | Alamogordo Daily News

    ... what he knew was inevitable. "Life Itself" is rated R and has a running time of 2 hours. I grew up watching Siskel and Ebert, and even though they were well respected film critics, some of their opinions were insane. I remember watching an old ...

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  20. Ebert's documentary tribute captures 'Life Itself'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | The Olympian

    There's a lovely sentiment that the late movie critic Roger Ebert expressed when describing what movies were to him and why this medium that he spent his life covering still mattered.

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