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Roger Ebert hospitalized with fractured hip

Famed Chicago movie critic Roger Ebert has been hospitalized with a hip fracture. His wife, Chaz Ebert, told The Associated Press on Thursday that her husband was doing much better and "doctors are making assessments" about when he could leave the hospital.


Sundance to honor film critic Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Critic Roger Ebert is receiving an award from Robert Redford's Sundance Institute for his support of independent cinema. Sundance leaders said Thursday that Ebert will receive their Vanguard Leadership Award at a benefit for the institute June 5 in Los Angeles.


Nolan defends fans angry over 'Knight' reviews

Director Christopher Nolan is defending fans irate over negative reviews of "The Dark Knight Rises." While the final piece of Nolan's "Dark Knight" trilogy has gotten mostly positive reviews, a few critics, including The Associated Press' Christy Lemire, gave it a negative review. Fan response to those critics became so venomous on the review aggregator site that it suspended user comments late Monday.


Rotten Tomatoes suspends comments on 'Dark Knight'

The Dark Knight Rises

The aggregating Web site suspended user comments on movie reviews of "The Dark Knight Rises" after commenters reacted harshly to negative reviews of the film and made profane and threatening remarks about the critics who wrote them.


Leading film critic Andrew Sarris has died at 83

Andrew Sarris

Andrew Sarris, a leading movie critic during a golden age for reviewers who popularized the French reverence for directors and inspired debate about countless films and filmmakers, died Wednesday. He was 83. Sarris died at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan after complications developed from a stomach virus, according to his wife, film critic Molly Haskell.


Roger Ebert to debut facial prosthesis on new show

Roger Ebert is debuting a facial prosthesis along with his new public television show on film criticism....


Armond White vs. Darren Aronofsky: When critics and filmmakers collide in public

The New York Film Critics Circle awards dinner is traditionally a festive, elegant affair honoring the filmmakers and actors voted best in their category each year by one of the most prestigious critics’ groups in the country. But after last night’s edition — the 76th in the group’s proud history — all talk of the pleasures of Colin Firth’s charming acceptance speech as Best Actor or Michelle Williams’ sweet presentation to Mark Ruffalo as Best Supporting Actor was drowned out by chatter about critic Armond White and director Darren Aronofsky.


Media Decoder: Film Critic Left Off the List

Debbie Schlussel, the Michigan-based blogger and movie critic, was left to wonder whether she had offended the powers at Paramount Pictures when she learned last month that she had been cut from the studio's screening lists.


Roger Ebert reviving 'At the Movies'

Roger Ebert reviving 'At the Movies'

Legendary film critic and Twitter master Roger Ebert announced that he's reviving his classic half-hour review program "At the Movies" on PBS.

Senh: Good to hear. Looking forward to it. Congrats to the Eberts for making this happen.


The Balcony is Closed: 'At the Movies' cancelled

The Balcony is Closed: 'At the Movies' cancelled

The balcony is closed. This is the last season of "At the Movies," the long-running syndicated review show made into a hit in the 1980s by dueling Chicago critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert.


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