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R.I.P. Roger Ebert

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Speechless and devastated. My experience with film would be a considerably poorer one without his influence.

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second that: his reviews were by far the most reliably close to my taste, and they where well written to boot!

Edited by calaf - 4/4/13 at 4:11pm
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He will be missed although I didn't always agree with his reviews. RIP

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I only ever read a handful of his reviews, but those which I did read were quite well written and tasteful. I shall certainly miss sage critiques.

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I used to watch Siskel & Ebert at the Movies, R.I.P.
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I always liked him. When a bad movie came out I always used to read his reviews online. He was a never ending thesaurus of colloquialisms talking about the movie explaining how bad it was. It always made me laugh.
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He'll be missed.  Ebert had an elegant and accessible movie review writing style that was both insightful and poetic that made reading them a pleasure.  Siskel and Ebert were hugely influential on my movie watching choices while growing up and I hope they both still get their balcony seats wherever they are now.

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