Posts Tagged ‘roger ebert’

Roger Ebert Relaunches At The Movies on PBS

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It’s easy to dismiss Roger Ebert as the most read and followed movie critic of all time; so he didn’t like a movie you liked – it’s not really the point I have come to realize. I read his weekly blog and reviews, even for films I have no intention on seeing and even if

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Roger Ebert’s Sex And The City 2 Review, In Quotes

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Oh Roger, never change.  This might be the funniest review the great Roger Ebert has ever written.  I figure you can go read the whole things here, but also that I would provide some of the best quotes from his review.  Sex And The City 2 opens this weekend?  Looks racist and stupid, so it

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I Spit On Your Grave Trailer, Ebert’s Most Hated Movie

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One of the most hated controversial movies of all time is getting a remake, and the first teaser trailer has finally arrived online. Meir Zarchi’s I Spit On Your Grave is a rape revenge movie that was released back in 1978, Roger Ebert wrote that this was the worst movie that he had ever seen,

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Roger Ebert Presents At the Movies

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Yesterday we learned about the cancellation of At the Movies, something I saw coming after Richard Roeper left the show.  Roger Ebert has since announced that he and his wife Chaz (seen here on Oprah with his new voice) will produce a new movie review television show tentatively titled Roger Ebert Presents At the Movies. 

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Reel: Roger Ebert on Oprah, His Oscar Picks

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Roger Ebert was on Oprah this past Tuesday to discuss his now beaten cancer and how he his regaining his voice via technology.  Pretty crazy stuff.  As we noted before, he had recorded commentaries for several DVD movies before he lost his voice [Citizen Kane being one of the best he did, a must listen].

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Ebert Found His Voice, Pretty Amazing

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Roger Ebert lost his ability to speak after surgery for cancer.  He had recorded commentaries for several DVD movies before he lost his voice [Citizen Kane being one of the best he did, must listen]. A Scottish company called CereProc blended digital recordings of Ebert speaking to make his text-to-audio voice.  Ebert says it has

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Roger Ebert: The Essential Man

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It’s been hard over the past few years keeping up with the failing health of one of my heroes Roger Ebert. When it comes to “his last words” as he puts it, he is nothing but strong and upbeat.  Esquire has a poignant and inspiring look at a man whose love of movies and writing

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what’s your favorite movie ebert?

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All movie critics are asked two inevitable questions: (1) “How many movies do you see in a week?” and (2) “What’s the greatest film of all time?” Gene Siskel found that it didn’t matter what his reply to (1) was: “I can say one or a dozen–it doesn’t matter. The real answer is between four

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