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Roger Ebert Obituary

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

OBITUARY

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

 

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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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