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Review – Life Itself

Genre: Documentary
Certificate: 15
UK Release Date: 14th November 2014
Runtime: 121 minutes
Director: Steve James
Writer: n/a
Starring: Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Martin Scorsese, Gene Siskel, AO Scott, Werner Herzog, Ramin Bahrani, Marlene Siskel  … 569 more words

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Review: Life Itself

The Pitch: The greatest movie evangelist of them all.

The Review: I will have been writing this film blog for five years in April. Five years that have already seen me take in over 800 films, visit cinemas all over the country and generally try in my own way to encourage people to brave the loud popcorn eaters and the texting teenagers and to see films the way they were intended to be seen, in cinemas. 1,387 more words

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Life Itself

En el Los Cabos International Film Festival tuve la oportunidad de vivir una de las proyecciones más agradables que me ha tocado presenciar. La viuda de Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, estuvo presente en la sala para platicar un poco al final de la función; obviamente fue muy enriquecedor poder platicar con ella acerca de Roger, pero se me quedó muy grabada la respuesta que dio a una pregunta del público. 525 more words

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Life Itself

Roger Ebert had such a rich and full life and career it is difficult to know where to begin when describing him. In 2012, director Steve James requested to make a documentary based on Eberts memoir, … 592 more words

Life Itself

Life Itself is a beautiful love letter to, well, life itself.

by Callum Petch (Twitter: @CallumPetch)

Full Disclosure: I owe Roger Ebert pretty much everything.  If it weren’t for him, I would more than likely not be sat here right now talking to you – through the medium of text – about movies.  2,044 more words

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Life Itself

Life Itself is an informative and moving documentary about Roger Ebert, the great film critic who died from cancer in April 2013. 

Based on and featuring excerpts from Ebert’s memoir of the same name,  383 more words

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Gene Siskel and Robert Ebert

I remember where I was when I first heard that Gene Siskel had died of cancer in February of 1999. I remember Siskel saying before his death that he wanted his young son and his friend Roger Ebert to go see the new “Star Wars” movie together. 683 more words

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