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“That’s all for this week. Until next week, the balcony is closed.”
From 2000 onward, this phrase became a staple of my weekend. Watching Ebert & Roeper in my kitchen with my mother was my first exposure to film criticism (I was too young to remember Siskel & Ebert). Even though I didn’t go to the movies very frequently as a child, I still loved watching Roger Ebert bicker with Richard Roeper over whether a movie was worthy of their upturned thumbs. As years passed I...Read Full Story
American bigmouthJust because you don't have a voice doesn't mean that you still can't get your foot in your mouth. Take Roger Ebert for instance. Ebert is America's foremost movie critic. Many have followed his career from back in his Sneak Previews PBS days, when he worked along side the late great Gene Siskel. Back then Siskel & Ebert kept viewers amused with their constant bickering about which movies were actually good. This made 2 good points: 1. that critics, like other experts...Read Full Story
Yesterday's post covered how Megan Fox's big mouth deep sixed her car as a brainless sex kitten. When you're a celebrity you have to think of your mouth as a loaded gun with a hare trigger - it could go off at the wrong time and ruin everything if you're not careful with it. Just look at Mel Gibson! Speaking of drunk drivers that brings us to the sad case of Ryan Dunn. Dunn was the popular a star of the popular Jackass series. Ryan died the other day after a drunk driving accident. As it...Read Full Story
THE balcony is closed, this time for good. after nearly three decades, “At the Movies,” the syndicated television program that introduced many viewers to the film critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, as well as to film criticism in all its thorny and contentious glory, will cease production this summer.
Disney-ABC Domestic Television, which distributes “At the Movies,” and ABC Media Productions, which produces it, said in a statement late Wednesday that the current version of the show...Read Full Story
Richard Roeper wrote his distaste for grown men wearing sports jerseys like their heroes. He thinks only young kids should be allowed to wear sports jerseys and thinks men are geeks for wearing their favorite teams as clothing. It appears my friends that like Garry Meier, Richard Roeper is a clothing snob. He thinks only kids,teenagers, and twenty something year olds could wear a sports jersey I guess middle age men should all be wearing sports coats and a tie. Screw that shit.Richard Roeper...Read Full Story
Richard Roeper Wall
Richard Roeper is a movie critic for the Chicago Sun-Times who gained notoriety by joining Roger Ebert in "At the Movies" after the death of Gene Siskel.