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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Critic Roger Ebert Dies at 70

    12:38 pm PDT 04/04/2013
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    The most famous film critic in history, the Chicago legend worked at the Sun-Times for nearly 50 years; a thumbs-up from him on TV could make or break a movie. READ MORE

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  14. Roger Ebert Reveals Cancer Recurrence, Announces Work Downshift

    6:16 am PDT 04/03/2013
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    The Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic wrote on his blog that a "painful fracture" that has inhibited his walking actually is cancer, and he will be scaling back his daily duties. READ MORE

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  15. Roger Ebert Gives Health Update: 'Not in Best of Shape'

    6:14 am PST 12/21/2012
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    The legendary film critic was hospitalized earlier this month after fracturing a hip. READ MORE

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  16. Roger Ebert Hospitalized With Fractured Hip

    7:32 pm PST 12/06/2012
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    The Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic tweeted that he would not need surgery, while his wife jokingly attributed the injury to "disco dance moves." READ MORE

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  17. Roger Ebert's 2011 Memoir Getting Big-Screen Treatment

    10:31 am PDT 09/07/2012
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    Documentary will unite Martin Scorsese, Steven Zaillian and "Hoop Dreams" helmer Steve James. READ MORE

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  18. 'Men in Black 3': What the Critics Are Saying

    10:08 pm PDT 05/25/2012
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    THR’s John DeFore writes the film "easily erases the second installment's vague but unpleasant memory." READ MORE

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  19. Roger Ebert on Cannes' Wild Past (Q&A)

    5:30 am PDT 05/10/2012
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    A fixture on the Croisette from 1972 through 2006, the Pulitzer Prize-winning critic looks back on the freewheeling personalities that gave the festival its fizz. READ MORE

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  20. Roger Ebert Blasts Theaters for 2011's Down Year at the Box Office

    9:23 am PST 01/02/2012
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    The reviewer says high prices for 3D, concessions and popular indie films not being screened by movie-house giants are to blame for the year's poor attendance. READ MORE

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  21. Roger Ebert's Movie-Review Show Going on Hiatus After Running Out of Money

    5:58 pm PST 12/01/2011
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    The film critic and his wife have been footing the bill for "At the Movies" with the help of a $25,000 contribution since it debuted on public television stations Jan. 21. READ MORE

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