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'Life Itself' turns lens on Roger Ebert at AFI Docs

Movie critics are like Roman emperors, holding their fists out to command a chanting crowd with the drama of a thumbs-up or thumbs-down. But the cinematic arena is no Coliseum; it's a movie palace. And our beloved Caesar, the purveyor of so many thumbs, was Roger Ebert.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 10:12am EDT

Tags: jason fraley, gene siskel, AFI Docs, AFI Silver Theatre

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Sun-Times: Famed movie critic Roger Ebert dies

The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that its film critic Roger Ebert has died. He was 70.

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 04:09pm EDT

Tags: obit, film industry, Pulitzer Prize