Thursday, April 4, 2013
ROGER EBERT (1942 - 2013)
Roger Ebert, the highly influential film critic for the Chicago Sun Times and the man, along with the late critic, Gene Siskel , who introduced the terms, "thumbs up" or "thumbs down" to television audiences on the film review program, "At The Movies" has passed away today after a long battle with cancer.
Roger Ebert helped me understand cinema better and completely changed the way I watch a film. For this, I will be eternally grateful. His great talent will truly be missed.
Here is Siskel & Ebert's original review of "Jurrasic Park" which just happens to be out in theaters right now in a new 3D version: