As these unfortunate events tend to do, the recent passing of influential film critic and pop culture icon Roger Ebert inspired his legions of readers and fans to reflect on the work he did that entertained them the most or had the biggest impact on them personally. Naturally I found myself re-reading (or in some cases, reading for the first time) many of his thoughts on films based on
Roger Ebert, the legendary Chicago Sun-Times movie critic and television host whose insights, passion and advocacy for film influenced generations of artists and art appreciators, passed away Thursday of complications from cancer. The 70-year-old Ebert struggled with heal
Film critic Robert Ebert is best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning and occasionally brutal reviews of movies, but despite his acclaim in the world of criticism, we have learned today that Ebert is still a man much like the rest of us, a man who puts his pants on one leg at a time, a man who just wants to win a cartoon caption contest, dammit.
Ebert has been submitting to The New Yorker caption contest for years now, to no avail; in 2009 he even wrote a blog post lamenting tha