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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. '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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Roger Ebert Says His Movie-Review Show Will End If He Can't Find Financial Backing

    11:54 pm PST 11/06/2011
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    "Unless we find an angel, our television program will go off the air at the end of its current season," writes the film critic, who has been footing the bill with his wife since the show's January debut. READ MORE

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  16. Netflix's Decision to Cancel DVD-Streaming Split: What the Industry, Consumers Are Saying

    5:09 pm PDT 10/10/2011
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    "Lost" co-creator Damon Lindelof tweets: "Somewhere in the world, Qwikster is huddled in a dark, neglected corner crying into his New Coke.” READ MORE

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  17. THE FINISH LINE: Melissa McCarthy's 'SNL' review, Roger Ebert on '50/50,' The Real Billy Beane

    10:03 pm PDT 10/03/2011
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    Today's recommendations of important, interesting and eccentric stories pertaining to the awards race. READ MORE

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  18. Hollywood Chefs Join Occupy Wall Street Protests

    8:26 pm PDT 10/03/2011
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    Tinseltown bakers and culinary experts show their support by donating food to feed the protesters. READ MORE

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  19. Occupy Wall Street: Hollywood Continues to Weigh In on the Protests

    7:27 pm PDT 10/02/2011
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    Michael Moore, Roseanne Barr and Roger Ebert are among those reacting to the demonstrations in New York, which have now spread to Los Angeles. READ MORE

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  20. Roger Ebert on the 'Golden Age of Film Criticism' (Q&A)

    1:47 pm PDT 09/15/2011
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    THR's chief film critic Todd McCarthy spoke with the man who gave him his start about his long career and new memoir, "Life Itself." READ MORE

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  21. Toronto 2011: Day 7 Recap

    10:28 pm PDT 09/14/2011
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    Three good screenings; an interview with arguably the sexiest woman in the world; and a chance encounter with a personal hero -- all in a day's work! READ MORE

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