Siskel & Ebert: the episode that started it all

Posted by · 11:27 am · February 16th, 2011

One of the things I’ll likely take away from this crazy season, more than the back-biting and the intensity of the race, more, even, than the films I loved, is Roger Ebert’s continued resurgence as one of the most vital voices of our community.  His energy hit a new level last year with elevated output […]

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10 years later

Posted by · 6:54 am · February 19th, 2009

Gene died ten years ago on February 20, 1999. He is in my mind almost every day. I don’t want to rehearse the old stories about how we had a love/hate relationship, and how we dealt with television, and how we were both so scared the first time we went on Johnny Carson that, backstage, […]

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Blast from the past

Posted by · 11:07 am · December 28th, 2008

Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel review the first Fincher/Pitt collaboration in September of 1995:

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Siskel and Ebert review Tim Burton’s ‘Batman’

Posted by · 10:09 am · July 23rd, 2008

In pouring through loads of old “Siskel & Ebert” review clips for this morning’s “At the Movies” post, I came across this dispute over Tim Burton’s “Batman,” and I just had to post it here. Obviously it goes hand in hand with the Bat hype of the last five days, but it also provides a […]

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