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Chaz Ebert, Richard Roeper 

Roger Ebert Taught Me How to Love Movies

By Joe Robberson on
(Getty Images)Roger Ebert always was, and always will be, the first opinion I seek out about a movie. He's gone now and I won't be able to check in at the Chicago Sun-Times' website and see what he thinks about a new film ever again. But, that's okay. Mr. Ebert was just as pragmatic about the idea of his own death as he was about film theory. He once quoted Walt Whitman when writing about the subject:"I bequeath myself to the dirt to grow from the grass I love,If you want me again look for me...Read Full Story

What Happened to Roger Ebert?

By Olivia on
Famed movie critic Roger Ebert will appear on The Oprah Winfrey Show tomorrow, leading some to wonder: What happened to Roger Ebert? Photos of the film pro show the results of the surgery he underwent to remove his jaw due to cancer, and he looks physically different than he has in the past. According to LATimes.com, Ebert can't speak or eat -- he's fed through a G-tube in a hole in his stomach -- because of his surgeries. He spent around 12 months in and out of hospitals under the knife...Read Full Story

Roger Ebert Takes a Blow to the Face

By Tatiana Guertin on
ger Ebert and his wife Chaz attend the 17th Annual Gotham Awards presented by IFP (Independent Feature Project) at Steiner Studios November 27, 2007 in the Brooklyn Borough of New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images Entertainment) Has the world really come to a point where it's OK for grown men to smack the elderly in the face with pamphlets? Apparently it has, at least for Roger Ebert. In his recent column for the Chicago Sun-Times Ebert described his altercation with a film...Read Full Story

'Two Thumbs Up' a Trademarked Phrase... Seriously

By JJ Duncan on
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