Blog Posts - Roger Ebert



Free Critics From Disney (Or How I Should Learn to Stop Worrying About Marvel)

Tony Black on the conspiracy theory that Disney is paying critics to attack non-Marvel superhero movies… In what could be the most ludicrous movie news this year, and possibly the most ridiculous Change.org petition yet, a group of frustrated f...
by Flickering Myth Movie Blog on May 10, 2016

News Round-Up: Roger Ebert, Maria Bamford, & More | September 3rd, 2015

It’s been a slow news week. You are about to read some non-pressing news, which is always a great disclaimer to add. Listen, everyday can’t be have exciting news, because then you would become desensitized to the actual exciting news (I don’t k...
by Box Office Buz on Sep 3, 2015

Life Itself

Thumbs up just doesn’t cover it. There are very few critics, film or otherwise, that had a major effect on me growing up. Of the ones that did, Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel topped the list. I grew up in a rural area so I didn’t have a lot of acces...
by Black Ship Books on Apr 27, 2015

SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT

SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT-United States-79 Mins. 1984 Directed by Charles E. Sellier, Jr. Written by Paul Caimi and Michael Hickey I was 22 years old in 1984; that was the year that the original A Nightmare on Elm Street debuted. It … Continu...
by Written in Blood on Dec 13, 2014

Weekend View : Life Itself (2014)

Every piece of article or review by him that I have read (which is only a few) was a solid and personal piece, a great... The post Weekend View : Life Itself (2014) appeared first on Inspired Ground.
by Inspired Ground on Jul 14, 2014

Trailer for Roger Ebert documentary Life Itself hits the web

Without a doubt one of, if not the most revered film critic of all time, Roger Ebert’s legacy, as a lover of film and his passion for the medium, cannot be beat. He is the main reason so many of us here at Flickering Myth do what we do, and most of...
by Flickering Myth Movie Blog on May 23, 2014

BIG BAD WOLVES

BIG BAD WOLVES-Israel-110 Mins. 2013 Directed and Written by  Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado Have you ever watched a film that has so simple and cliché’ a plot that you think that it would be child’s play to describe it to a friend; yet...
by Written in Blood on Apr 24, 2014

Disney In Depth: Honoring Annette Funicello and 6 Other Disney Figures We Lost in 2013

As 2013 closes, we look back at the talented individuals we lost this year. The following seven featured individuals contributed to The Walt Disney Company in various capacities, from film and television work (like Annette Funicello), to altering th...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 26, 2013

Top 10 Racing Movies

Man’s inherit ant need to be first and enduring spirit of competition has given society that age old tournament of skill known as the race. Whether you’re a child trying to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat as you rush to the finish line wit...
by Stars & Popcorn on Jul 17, 2013

Giggaheim Podcast Episode 101

The Giggaheim is visited by the creative titans from Bitchfist Comics! These guys cheered the giggaheim podcast crew up as they slogged through sad news. First the famed movie critic Roger Ebert died, and Pete reads the top ten icy movie reviews he...
by The Giggaheim on Apr 19, 2013

Cinebanter #120 - RUST AND BONE

The mp3 of this show is here.In this episode, Michael and Tassoula are disappointed by the critically acclaimed RUST AND BONE. In the Last Five®, Michael discusses a flick from Cinequest 2013, while Tassoula sees her favorite documentary of the...
by Cinebanter on Apr 14, 2013

The Drill Down 273: The Balcony is Closed

This week, Facebook Home, Anonymous hacks North Korea, Thunderbolt gets bolt-ier, Google Fiber rolls out to Austin, Bitcoin hits a bubble, Wikileaks wants to make a ‘Library of Congress’ of secret government documents, and we say goodbye to Roger...
by Geeks of Doom on Apr 12, 2013

Disney In Depth: Celebrating Roger Ebert and The Disney Films He Reviewed

Roger Ebert will forever be remembered as an emblem of film criticism, a man whose appreciation and critical analysis of the medium defined his life. He wrote many books that compiled thousands of movie reviews, and opened the eyes of millions of Ame...
by Geeks of Doom on Apr 11, 2013

My Movie Home Companion: How Roger Ebert Changed My Life

Roger Ebert is dead. A huge part of me has accepted the news and is happy that Ebert's suffering is finished forever and the legacy he left behind will sustain his memory in the minds of his most ardent followers and many more still to discover his...
by Geeks of Doom on Apr 8, 2013

Roger Ebert: Elegance And Empathy

Pulitzer-winning film critic Roger Ebert died Thursday. Gustavo Rodriguez and Randy Bish pay tribute to the man whose thumbs-up, thumbs-down TV reviews influenced moviegoers across America. cartoonistgroup.com. Gustavo Rodriguez. politicalcartoons. (...

Roger Ebert: Elegance And Empathy

For anyone who grew up in the late '70s, '80s, or '90s watching Roger Ebert spar on television with his partner-in-thumbship, Gene Siskel, the rudely boisterous and antic sound of two grown men not just talking about movies April 6, 20...

Robert Ebert hailed on Twitter by Hudson Valley celebrities

Steve James vows to life itself, which put Roger Ebert finished documentary. According to several reports, Ray J – serenades Kim Kardashian With Explicit 'I HIT in the first' Lyrics. Incidentally, Robert Ebert, Legendary Critic, Dead at 70t...

Robert Ebert hailed on Twitter by Hudson Valley celebrities

Gene Siskel's Daughter Pays Tribute To Roger Ebert. Kate Siskel remembers her late father's beloved partner Roger Ebert on the day he dies. BEST FRIENDS FOREVER. Gene Siskel and Robert Ebert. Posted April 4, 2013, 5:18 pm • by Cliff 13 News...

Roger Ebert: Elegance And Empathy

Terrence Malick's film caused the late critic to ponder upon dreams: Roger Ebert had the remarkable temperament to respond to the strain of human experience in movies, as well as the flair to capture it… Pulitzer-winning film critic Roger Eber...

Roger Ebert: Elegance And Empathy

Roger Ebert passed away yesterday, leaving the world with years and years of movie reviews to remember him by. When Ebert liked a movie, he was well spoken, complimentary and often poignant. When he didn't like a movie, he was … Continue r...


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