Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert in 2009 (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images Entertainment)

Remembering Roger Ebert

Famed Chicago film critic Roger Ebert, the central Illinois native who helped popularize film criticism with his accessible writing and multimedia presence, died Thursday. He was 70. Film critic Matt Singer joined us.

04/05/2013

Roger Ebert in 2009 (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images Entertainment)

Famed Film Critic Roger Ebert Dead At Age 70

Ebert, who had struggled with cancer for years, was 70.

04/04/2013

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Opinion: Famous People Should Keep Their Mouths Shut During Political Conventions

It is strange that famous people think the world gives a hoot about their political views. Last week, a good number of famed and fortuned people spoke their anti-Republican and anti-Romney prejudiced-minds regarding the Republican National Convention.

09/04/2012