Film critic Roger Ebert, who died in April, was credited with popularizing movie criticism through his Chicago Sun-Times reviews and the television show he started in the 1970s.
He was Champaign-Urbana’s native son. Now, late film critic Roger Ebert’s hometown wants to give back.
Ebert, who had battled cancer the past decade, was laid to rest Monday after a funeral at Holy Name Cathedral.
The show will go on. Next Wednesday, the 17th annual Ebertfest begins in Champaign at the Virginia Theatre, home to the film festival for 15 years.
Hundreds gathered at Holy Name Cathedral on Monday to say a final farewell to Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert.
The funeral for legendary Chicago Sun-Times film Critic Roger Ebert will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday at Holy Name Cathedral, according to a press release from a publicist for Ebert’s family.
I won’t pretend I knew Roger Ebert personally, but his death affects me as a great admirer of his and what he stood for.
The longtime critic, who celebrated his 46th year with the Sun-Times this week, had been beset with a series of illnesses in recent years, including cancer of the salivary glands.
The 70-year-old Chicago Sun-Times film critic has battled cancer in his thyroid and salivary glands and lost his ability to speak and eat after cancer surgeries.
Some big names in Hollywood have teamed up to make a documentary about the life of Pulitzer-prize winning film critic Roger Ebert.
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.
The nonprofit that runs the Daily Illini at the University of Illinois is late on its mortgage payments and owes $250,000 to its printer.
Fans of famed movie critic Roger Ebert’s show, “Ebert Presents: At the Movies” will be disappointed to hear the program is going on hiatus at the end of this month.
Roger Ebert’s latest movie review TV show will be canceled unless he can find additional funding.
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is planning to pay tribute to America’s most respected living movie critic later this month.
Film critic Roger Ebert is apologizing for a controversial tweet that used the N-word.