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  1. Toronto: Roger Ebert Tribute to Open Fest

    11:08 am PDT 09/04/2013
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    A video homage to the late film critic will play ahead of the screening of "The Fifth Estate" on Thursday. READ MORE

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  2. Telluride: 2013 Festival Dedicated to Roger Ebert

    7:26 am PDT 08/29/2013
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    The late critic long championed the Colorado event and its films. READ MORE

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  3. THR's Chief Film Critic Reveals 'Only in Telluride' Memories

    10:00 am PDT 08/26/2013
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    Todd McCarthy writes about his 37 years at the festival -- where he witnessed Roger Ebert dueling verbally with Peter O'Toole, spent a day with Claudia Cardinale and watched George Clooney get mobbed. READ MORE

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  4. Matt Zoller Seitz Named Editor of RogerEbert.com

    10:31 am PDT 06/04/2013
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    Chosen by Roger Ebert himself to maintain the legacy of the celebrated film critic, Seitz pledges the site will "go on being what it has always been" but has plans to "change things up, too." READ MORE

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  5. Ben Stiller: Roger Ebert Apologized for Blistering 'Zoolander' Review

    5:56 am PDT 04/22/2013
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    Speaking at a Tribeca panel, the actor remembers an encounter with the legendary film critic. READ MORE

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  6. 'A Resolved Man': Todd McCarthy on Roger Ebert's Memorial

    1:18 pm PDT 04/13/2013
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    Three hours of heartfelt tributes at the Chicago Theater drew an impressively fulsome portrait of the iconic movie critic. READ MORE

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  7. John Cusack, Michael Barker, Todd McCarthy Attend Roger Ebert's Memorial Service

    11:10 pm PDT 04/11/2013
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    Updated: "Roger Ebert is probably the most influential film critic in the world," Barker said at the Chicago event. "He was a poet of the people." READ MORE

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  8. Harvey Weinstein Reveals Why Roger Ebert Called Him 'King of Cannes' (Video)

    8:57 am PDT 04/11/2013
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    The Oscar-winning producer told THR about his close relationship with the late film critic, regaling with a story that involved true royalty and a playboy lifestyle. READ MORE

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  9. Todd McCarthy on the Secret to Roger Ebert's Popularity

    8:00 am PDT 04/11/2013
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    THR’s film critic celebrates the revered colleague he first met at age 16: “Roger’s skills as a barroom talker served him all his life." READ MORE

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  10. Roger Ebert Memorial: Martin Scorsese, Werner Herzog and More Remember 'The Good Soldier of Cinema'

    8:00 am PDT 04/11/2013
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    The directing greats join a chorus of voices including Leonard Maltin, celebrating the most popular film critic of all time. READ MORE

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  11. Roger Ebert's Funeral: 'The Vanilla Sky Opens to Welcome One of Its Own Home'

    1:38 pm PDT 04/08/2013
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    A note from Spike Lee and a Hollywood-centric homily highlight services for the legendary critic; says Mayor Rahm Emanuel: "He was the most American of American film critics." READ MORE

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  12. Westboro Baptist Church to Picket Roger Ebert's Funeral

    10:51 pm PDT 04/07/2013
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    The anti-gay group says it will protest outside the movie critic's memorial service Monday in Chicago. READ MORE

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  13. In Final Review, Roger Ebert Finds Beauty in Sparse 'To the Wonder'

    7:08 pm PDT 04/06/2013
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    Terrence Malick's film caused the late critic to ponder upon dreams: "If we lose them, isn’t that almost worse than never having had them in the first place?" READ MORE

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  14. Roger Ebert's Funeral to Be Held Monday

    3:52 pm PDT 04/06/2013
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    A memorial service remembering the late critic also is being planned for April 11. READ MORE

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  15. Roger Ebert's Film Festival Still Set for Mid-April

    10:13 pm PDT 04/04/2013
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    Ebertfest will go on as planned despite the death of its founder/programmer on Thursday. READ MORE

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  16. Roger Ebert's Top 20 Best- and Worst-Reviewed Films

    6:45 pm PDT 04/04/2013
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    The films he loved and loved to hate. READ MORE

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  17. Obama: Movies Won't Be the Same Without Roger Ebert

    3:46 pm PDT 04/04/2013
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    Updated: Reacting to news of the film critic's death, the president said: "For a generation of Americans -- and especially Chicagoans -- Roger was the movies." READ MORE

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  18. THR's Todd McCarthy Remembers Roger Ebert

    3:03 pm PDT 04/04/2013
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    The magazine's chief film critic remembers his peer, who died Thursday at 70, as a fanatic lover of film and a close friend. READ MORE

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  19. Roger Ebert Documentary Filmmakers Vow to Finish Movie

    1:49 pm PDT 04/04/2013
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    “We all knew it was imminent, as sad as it is,” says a source close to the Martin Scorsese-produced project of the death of the beloved film critic. READ MORE

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  20. Roger Ebert's Death Inspires Mass Internet Mourning From Stars, Writers and Fans

    1:19 pm PDT 04/04/2013
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    The 70-year old film critic, who died on Thursday after a recurrence of cancer, was the subject of emotional tributes from Albert Brooks, Michael Moore, Darren Aronofsky, Anna Kendrick and many, many more. READ MORE

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  21. Remembering Roger Ebert: The Iconic Film Critic's Life and Career in Pictures

    1:07 pm PDT 04/04/2013
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    1942-2013 READ MORE

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