A Review of a Well-lived Life (Roger Ebert)

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“The movie review is a specialized form of writing and Roger Ebert crafted it into an art. Every next movie, is connected to any number of previous movies.”


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Ebert in 1970

Roger Joseph Ebert

June 18, 1942

UrbanaIllinois, U.S.

Died April 4, 2013 (aged 70)
ChicagoIllinois, U.S.
Occupation Author
Film historian
Film critic
Language English
Nationality American
Education Urbana High School
Alma mater University of Chicago,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Period 1967–2013
Subjects Film
Notable work(s) The Great Movies
The Great Movies II
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
Life Itself: A Memoir
Notable award(s) Pulitzer Prize for Criticism
Spouse(s) Chaz Hammelsmith Ebert[1]
(July 18, 1992 – April 4, 2013; his death) 


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