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Oscar Nominations Court Controversy

by Rich Cline | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 16th January 2015

The reaction to this week's Oscar nominations was a loud one, because Academy voters played it so safe in a year when films expanded to explore a diverse array of themes. Throughout 2014, actors and...

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Life Itself

by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 14th November 2014

Fans of film journalism will love this documentary about the noted Chicago critic Roger Ebert, although the movie is just as much about his battle with the cancer that took his life in 2013. It's...

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'The Maltese Falcon' Sells For $4 Million, But What's The Most Expensive Movie Item?

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 26th November 2013

The Maltese Falcon, a statuette of a bird featuring in the classic 1941 detective thriller, sold for more than $4 million at Bonhams auction house on Monday (November 25, 2013).The Maltese Falcon Sold For $4...

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Dance Tribute To Roger Ebert Led By Tilda Swinton, To Barry White Song

by Hayley Avron | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 26th April 2013

If there’s one thing Tilda Swinton knows how to do (and we reckon she knows how to do far more than just the one thing), it’s ‘create a stir’ and that’s exactly what she did...

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Tilda Swinton Kicks Off Spontaneous Dance Party In Memory Of Roger Ebert

by Victoria Pavlova | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 26th April 2013

Tilda Swinton might be one of the most respected actresses in Hollywood, but the woman isn’t afraid to get down, yo! At the annual Ebertfest – the affectionate name for “Roger Ebert’s Overlooked Film Festival,...

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Ebertfest Day Two Continues To Celebrate The Legacy Of Roger Ebert

by Joe Wilde | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 18th April 2013

The passing of Roger Ebert earlier this month was met with unanimous respect for one of the movie industries' most revered critics and essayists. Over the course of the week, Ebkert will have his praises...

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Late Film Critic Roger Ebert Laid To Rest At Chicago Cathedral

by Joe Wilde | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 8th April 2013

Roger Ebert funeral was held today in his native Illinois, with the great film critique laid to rest in front of family, friends and well wishes at Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral. The only man to...

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Richard Roeper Remembers The Late Roger Ebert

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 6th April 2013

Before his death on Thursday after a reoccurrence of cancer, Roger Ebert forged a reputation as a stellar film critic. His honest, brash style made his reviews thoroughly entertaining, and despite his unflinching style, he...

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Remembering Roger Ebert – The Late Critic Who Made Reviewing Films His Art

by Jack de Aguilar | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 6th April 2013

It’s not often actors and film directors combine to praise a film critic. But – such was his influence to cinema – it’s hard to find a bad word for Roger Ebert, who passed away...

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Film Buffs Mourn Roger Ebert's Death At Age 70

by Victoria Pavlova | News | Lifestyle / Showbiz | 5th April 2013

The world of cinema mourns the death of Roger Ebert today. The most influential film critic and the man, who taught a generation to love “the movies” died yesterday at the age of 70.Ebert had...

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Roger Ebert Dies Aged 70: The Five Movies He Hated The Most

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 5th April 2013

Roger Ebert, the esteemed American journalist, movie critic and screenwriter, has died aged 70 after a long battle with cancer. Ebert worked as a critic for the Chicago Sun-Times from 1967 right up until his...

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A Leave Of Presence: Movie Critic Roger Ebert Scales Back His Work, As Cancer Returns

by Hayley Avron | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 3rd April 2013

The famed movie critic Roger Ebert has been forced to scale back his reviewing work, after a “painful fracture” in his leg has been re-diagnosed as a cancer. “The 'painful fracture' that made it difficult...

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Fractured Hip, But No Surgery: Roger Ebert Tweets After Hospitalization

by Hayley Avron | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 7th December 2012

The renowned film critic Roger Ebert is in hospital with a broken hip, Chicago Sun-Times reports today (December 7, 2012). Doctors have told the press that Ebert – who has been reviewing movies for the...

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