THE SKULLS

For His 72nd Birthday, A Look Back At Roger Ebert’s Best Bad Movie Reviews

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Roger Ebert may be gone, but his reviews of terrible movies will remain with us for the rest of time.

#Documentaries

Check Out The Trailer For The Roger Ebert Documentary ‘Life Itself’

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Grab the tissues, because 'Life Itself,' the Mike James documentary about Roger Ebert, looks like it's going to be an emotional one.

TILDA SWINTON

Tilda Swinton Leads 1,500 Person Dance-Along In Honor Of Roger Ebert

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When she's not sleeping in a glass box, Tilda Swinton is being utterly delightful as the leader of an epic dance-along at Ebertfest 2013.

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R.I.P. Film Critic/TV Host Roger Ebert

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Roger Ebert, the long-time critic of the Chicago Sun-Times, has passed away.

THE HOLLYWOOD AGENDA

Today in Outrage: Niagara critic quits after editor bars him from reviewing films featuring strong women

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Before yesterday, few of us had heard of film critic Michael Calleri or the Niagara Falls Reporter, a weekly rag with a circulation of 22,000 around Buffalo.

ryan dunn

Insensitive Tweet-Gate: Ebert learns his lesson. The wrong lesson.

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Jackass's Ryan Dunn died in a car wreck Monday, and as you've no doubt heard by now, yesterday Roger Ebert controversially tweeted (ridiculous as that phrase sounds, it's accurate), "Friends don't let jackasses drink and drive.

#Facebook

Facebook Temporarily Removes Roger Ebert’s Page Over His Ryan Dunn Remarks

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I suppose that one of the downsides to the Internet -- or one of the upsides, depending on your perspective -- is that whenever someone famous dies, people make jokes about their deaths, some of them tasteless.

#Twitter

Was Roger Ebert Wrong For Speaking On Jackass’ Ryan Dunn’s Death?

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Famed film critic Roger Ebert set off quite a bit of backlash yesterday in the wake of Jackass stuntman <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/06/ryan-dunn-of-jackass-dies-in-car-crash">Ryan Dunn's death</a>.

#Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Roger Ebert Went Ninja Turtle Crazy

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Not too long ago, Roger Ebert publicly announced that video games aren't art and never could be.

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Joaquin breaks character on Letterman, Affleck comes clean

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The big news today is that Joaquin Phoenix went on Letterman last night, this time not in character.

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Roger Ebert's 'At the Movies' 2.0

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I grew up watching Siskel & Ebert review movies.

#video games

Roger Ebert Agrees with The Rest of the Internet

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Recently, Roger Ebert managed to annoy the entire Internet by proclaiming that <a href="http://blogs.suntimes.com/ebert/2010/04/video_games_can_never_be_art.html">video games were not now, and would never be, serious art</a>.

WERNER HERZOG

Herzog finds obvious use for 3D: filming paintings

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<a href="http://blogs.suntimes.com/ebert/2010/04/the_ecstary_of_the_filmmaker_h.html" target="_blank">Roger Ebert</a> recently attended a lecture where Werner Herzog discussed his movie Aguirre: The Wrath of God, and while that's not the main focus of this post, Werner Herzog can't take a dump without saying or doing something quotable, and who am I to deny you of that.

Zach Galifianakis

EBERT’S NEW VOICE, BLACK GALIFIANAKIS

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Here's Ebert testing out his computer voice in an Oprah segment.

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ROGER EBERT’S ON OPRAH TODAY

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I've got my DVR set to record Oprah today, when Roger Ebert will debut his "new voice" in a segment that was recorded on Friday.

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LINKS WITH BATTLING PREDATORS AND STATIC ELECTRICITY CAT

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PICTURE: Predator versus Predator, via <a href="http://nextround.net/2010/02/25/predator-vs-predator/">NextRound</a> I wrote this thing about cool works of art made from stuff on your desk.

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EBERT GETS NEW VOICE, CLOSER TO ROBOT-VOICE THUNDERDOME WITH STEVEN HAWKING

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(Just look at Siskel and tell me that dude wasn't giving out mad mustache rides) Roger Ebert lost his voice to salivary-gland cancer in 2006 (yet Tyra Banks continues to speak -- thanks, God), but thanks to a Scottish company called CereProc, he now has a computer program that can speak what he types in his own voice.




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