Roger Ebert

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OK, I’ll say it right now: Roger Ebert inspired me to become a film critic. In junior high and high school, I would stay up late to watch Siskel & Ebert (or whatever the latest incantation of their long-running syndicated movie review show was called at the time), not only to get the latest scoop …

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TIFF 2007 (Vickie’s diary): Finally! A Roger Ebert sighting may trump everything else at the fest!

9-8-2007 That’s right. You read correctly: Roger Ebert. After several Ebert-free years in a row, and my fears that our paths would never again cross at a film fest of otherwise, it happened. Roger and me. Same theater. Across-the-aisle buddies. But I’m getting ahead of myself… I began the day very early, but not early …

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