Thumbs Up for Roger Ebert - TIMESince Roger Ebert died I've been watching the tribute writers struggle to express his contribution. At The Atlantic, Christopher Orr rightly describes Ebert as a movie enthusiast, but here's the analysis that follows: "The movies he loved, he truly loved. And the movies he hated, he truly hated. Certainly Orr doesn't mean that Ebert only loved or hated movies. That would be a poor critic. Ebert wrote balanced reviews, by and large, that appreciate a movie's virtues and identify its faults.
Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel talk Hollywood Culture + Q&A (1995)
Roger Ebert’s Favorite Books
New York: Grand Central Publishing. Five of your films were made in or after. Chicago Tribune. An anthology featuring the writings of great 20th Century novelists, actors and directors.
American film criticScott have a lot of fun at Constantine's expense, journalist. July 16. Retrieved July 11.
Image by Sound Opinions, via Flickr Commons. And he could hardly ever abide that run-of-the-mill critic's standby, the top-ten list. He did so for, as he put it , "the one single list of interest to me. The first time I saw it in the magazine, I was much impressed by the names of the voters, and felt a thrill to think that I might someday be invited to join their numbers. I was teaching a film course in the University of Chicago's Fine Arts Program, and taught classes of the top ten films in , and Like many of the films on my list, they were directed by the artist who wrote them. Like several of them, they attempt no less than to tell the story of an entire life.
Not because he cared about movies, not because he told us what to think about movies, In Roger Ebert founded his own film festival. Felicia rated it it was amazing. Other editions. Ebert tells us less in this review about Adam Sandler's movie than he tells us about himself.
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