by Roger Ebert
by Howard Schatz, Beverly J. Ornstein et al.
Pulitzer Prize-winning movie critic Roger Ebert works in his office at the WTTW-TV studios in Chicago in January 2011.
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September 21, 2011 Roger Ebert tackles lowbrow and highbrow topics alike in his memoir; critic John Powers says the chronicle is sunny and hopeful — just like Ebert himself.
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Ebert, with Chaz Ebert, accepts a career-achievement award at the theater-owners' convention ShoWest in 2009.
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September 13, 2011 Film critic Roger Ebert is famous for arguing about movies on TV with Gene Siskel. Now that cancer surgeries have left him without the ability to speak, Ebert has found a new voice online. Melissa Block visits him at his Chicago home to talk about his memoir, Life Itself.
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September 13, 2011 Roger Ebert's new memoir does him the favor of undoing the damage of popular deification to reintroduce you to a more complex and thoughtful writer.
July 13, 2011 Dan Kois picks five hilarious new books to lift you out of the summer swelter. Go ahead: Laugh, giggle or guffaw until you sweat!
June 3, 2006 Actors posing for photographer Howard Schatz's book In Character: Actors Acting weren't allowed to just sit pretty. Schatz gave them dramatic scenarios, and then captured the expressive results. Schatz and actress Martha Plimpton, who is among those featured, talk about the book.
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July 2, 2005 The "thumbs up" maven discusses the films he tends to watch over and over, from The Searchers to Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Many of those favorites are included in Ebert's new book, The Great Movies II.
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