Roger Ebert Obituary


Roger Ebert dies at 70; Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic




Roger Ebert gave independent films popular appeal, and his ‘thumbs-up, thumbs-down’ ratings on TV were both coveted and scorned. The prolific critic continued to write reviews while battling cancer in recent years.


By John Horn and Valerie J. Nelson
Los Angeles Times
April 4, 2013


Roger Ebert, the Pulitzer Prize-winning movie critic whose gladiatorial “thumbs-up, thumbs-down” assessments turned film reviewing into a television sport and whose passion for independent film helped introduce a new generation of filmmakers to moviegoers, has died. He was 70.


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One Response to “Roger Ebert Obituary”

  1. Anne says:

    Roger Ebert was an inspiration to many who found him interesting ,outspoken , and courageous over his battle with cancer. RIP.

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