It leaves behind a lingering grace note about family matters that befits any era.
Mark Caro, columnist for the Chicago Tribune, has a very nice item in his blog about Roger Ebert. Please check out the link at right.
Here’s hoping this latest setback is just that – a setback – and that he returns, fully recovered, to his back-row screening-room seat ASAP. I know I’m not the only one who feels like a movie without an accompanying Ebert review would be like Buckingham Fountain without water or Julia Roberts without her smile. I guarantee Roger could come up with a better metaphor than either of those.