Tagged: Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert, R.I.P.

Famous film critic Roger Ebert has died. He could be as scathing as any critic, but he also displayed a passionate love of movies and film-making more warmhearted and heartfelt than most others I...

Notes on video games as culture.

My co-Gent Barrett, in his post “Computing in virtual worlds,” writes: “…there exists a faction represented by such people as Roger Ebert who believe that one may refer to one’s self as cultured while...

Roger Ebert, Ben Stein, and the culture war

Ever since Will posted about Roger Ebert earlier I’ve been reading Ebert’s blog (which is fantastic) and came across this explanation of why he never formally reviewed the Ben Stein mockumentary (er, documentary) Expelled....

Taste and memory

Roger Ebert may no longer be able to speak or eat, but thank God he can still blog.

In Praise of Roger Ebert

Thinking more on his latest review, I’ve decided that more Americans need to be made aware of Roger Ebert’s undeniable awesomeness. Here, for example, is his memorable assessment of “Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo” (“Speaking...

Quote of the Day

Roger Ebert, in a review of “Black Dynamite”: The women are also dressed in period threads, and many have big Afros. I am happy to say it brings back an element sadly missing in...