So the news is out. Ebert and Roeper are leaving "Ebert & Roeper."But the detail that caught my eye is that Roger Ebert and the late Gene Siskel had the foresight to trademark the phrase "Two Thumbs Up," made famous on "At the Movies with Siskel & Ebert."Ebert has said that he and Siskel's widow plan to find some new outlet for the thumbs, but hey Roger WTF?"Two Thumbs Up" trademarked? What about "One Thumb Up" or "Two Thumbs Down"? I couldn't find any information on the latter phrases...Read Full Story
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.