Rest in Peace Roger Ebert.

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  1. Tacit Ronin Registered

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    He truly was an icon and we shared his love of film.

    RIP Roger.
     
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    There was mention in the celebrity death thread , but again he was one of the greats and I'll miss reading his reviews.
     
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    very sad news... very very very sad news... I hope he rests in peace... very sad :(
     
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    Siskel and Ebert was always a pleasure to watch every Sunday night in the 80's to 90's. RIP Mr. Ebert.
     
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    I'm actually rather bummed about this. I enjoyed reading his blogs even if I didn't always agree with his movie reviews.

    His last blog was just two days ago. I wasn't surprised he died but I am surprised it was so fast.
     
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    The only professional critic who's opinion I looked forward to hearing. I didn't always agree, but I respected him. Cinema lost a great man today. RIP
     
  9. StarLord <<<<<<<<<<

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    I always enjoyed reading his movie reviews. RIP
     
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  11. DaRkVeNgeanCe An Epic Film Guy

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    This really is upsetting he was a great film reviewer.
     
  12. Octoberist point blank

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    Rogers's last posts:

     
  13. moviedoors Indeed (P)

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    I wouldn't have become the film lover I am today without Roger Ebert's work. I was 13 years old when I found a collection of his reviews in the school library. It opened my eyes to real enthusiasm for movies, to really engaging them as works of art worthy of more than a cursory glance and a chuckle. It revealed the true role of criticism as it relates to art. Whether I agreed with him or not all the time is utterly missing the point and the function of true film criticism. The world and culture of film is a richer place for having had men like him be a part of it. Roger Ebert literally reshaped the course of my life and I wouldn't be the man I am today had I not picked that book up.

    RIP Roger Ebert
    ***** Cancer
     
  14. DarthSkywalker May the Force Be With You (P) (he/him)

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    For a man I never met, I feel quite a bit of sorrow over this. He got me into film beyond the surface. His showed me you didn't have to look at films like a checklist. Because of him I have found some of my favorite films.

    RIP Roger.
     
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    Yes we will Roger. Yes we will.
     
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    I use to occasionally watch "At the Movies" when he was on there. He didn't share my sensibilities enough for me to ever listen to his reviews but that wasn't a problem for me. He seemed like a cool dude whom loved cinema like I do so that is enough to garner my respect.

    He popularized film criticism and was the worlds most well known critic. Everybody knows that thumbs up means the movie is good.

    As I said in another thread I feel bad for his friends and family because losing a loved one is a hard thing to cope with.

    R.I.P Ebert.
     
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    This is sad, I always loved the love/hate banter relationship he had with Gene Siskel that was sorely missed and couldn't be replicated with the filler hosts.

    I might not always have enjoyed his reviews but the man knew what he was talking about and I would agree with him 80% of the time.

    RIP Roger.
     
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    [YT]UVCA9_OxNio[/YT]

    Siskel and Ebert on The Critic:

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    #18 Dr. Evil, Apr 4, 2013
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    Truly an icon. RIP. :(
     
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    I'm glad I have his DVD commentary of "Dark City". He was a smart critic.
     
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    I remember just reading recently that he's taking a break because the cancer came back and now he's gone. Such a great loss. RIP Roger. :(
     
  22. Dr. Evil Registered

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    He just said that yesterday.
     
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    Was surprised/shocked to see this news. We have lost an icon.

    RIP.
     
  25. Drizzle You'll get your rent when Ditkovich is in the MCU!

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    He was one of the few critics whose opinion I actually took into consideration. RIP
     

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