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Roger Ebert became film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times in 1967. He is the only film critic with a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame and was named honorary life member of the Directors' Guild of America. He won the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Screenwriters' Guild, and honorary degrees from the American Film Institute and the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Chaz is the Publisher of RogerEbert.com and a regular contributor to the site, writing about film, festivals, politics, and life itself.
Matt Zoller Seitz is the Editor at Large of RogerEbert.com, TV critic for New York Magazine, the creator of many video essays about film history and style, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism, and the author of The Wes Anderson Collection. His writing on film and TV has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, New York Press, The Star-Ledger and Dallas Observer. (Banner illustration by Max Dalton)
A video highlighting the principles championed by Roger Ebert.
Roger Ebert was born on this day in 1942, and died a little over five years ago. I owe a good part of my success to reading and watching Roger, emulating as many of his lessons as I could, and later, being championed by him.
Roger Ebert's speech on empathy for the "11th Hour" series on April 9th, 1994, being republished here in honor of his birthday June 18.
A special edition of Thumbnails spotlighting the efforts being made to amplify diverse voices in film criticism following the report by Dr Stacy Smith at USC's Annenberg Inclusion Initiative
Our monthly series on the overlooked films of time gets to Sidney Lumet's Daniel.
A collection of Roger's reviews of the first six films in the "Star Wars" franchise.
An interview with Keith Carradine and Alan Rudolph.
Scout Tafoya celebrates two underrated Prince films in his latest video essay about maligned masterpieces.
A new video essay explores the uncanny durability of "Invasion of the Body Snatchers"
Starring Dwayne Johnson and other giant creatures.