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Ebert and Roeper gave the film " two thumbs up ", with Ebert giving it 3 stars out of 4 and noting " The movie is Farrell's to win or lose, since he's onscreen most of the time, and he shows energy and intensity.
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Ebert and Roeper
After Siskel's death in 1999, Ebert teamed with Richard Roeper for the television series Ebert & Roeper & the Movies, which began airing in 2000.
Ebert ended his association with the show in July 2008, but in February 2009 he stated that he and Roeper would continue their work on a new show.
In September 2000, fellow Chicago Sun-Times columnist Richard Roeper became the permanent co-host and the show was renamed At the Movies with Ebert & Roeper.
" On February 18, 2009, Ebert reported that he and Roeper would soon announce a new movie review program.
On the day of the Academy Award ceremony, Ebert and Roeper typically appear on the live pre-awards show, An Evening at the Academy Awards: The Arrivals.
Ebert had pre-taped enough TV programs with his co-host Richard Roeper to keep him on the air for a few weeks ; his extended convalescence necessitated a series of " guest critics " to co-host with Roeper: Jay Leno, Kevin Smith, John Ridley, Toni Senecal, Christy Lemire, Michael Phillips, Aisha Tyler, Fred Willard, Anne Thompson, A. O.
One of the less enthusiastic reviews came from Roger Ebert who, in the Chicago Sun-Times, gave the film a midly-negative 2½ stars out of a possible four and a " marginal thumbs down " on the television show Ebert & Roeper.
On the television program Ebert & Roeper, filmmaker Kevin Smith, filling in for Roger Ebert, described the film as the best of the year thus far and called it Ricci's best performance.
On the August 28, 2004 episode of the television show Ebert & Roeper, Ebert gave the new version of the film a " thumbs up " rating.
Even some of the critics who were completely panning the film gave a sliver of positivity when mentioning Bartha's performance, although others ( particularly Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper ) found the character manipulative and derivative of Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man.
The popular American movie critics Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper have given positive reviews of the film.
Ultimately, Ebert's Chicago Sun-Times colleague Richard Roeper was hired and the show was renamed Ebert & Roeper at the Movies.
She also continues to appear on television, with appearances on Boston Legal, Reno 911 !, The Boondocks, and as a guest movie critic on several episodes of At the Movies with Ebert & Roeper, filling in for the absent Roger Ebert while he recuperated from surgery.
Ebert and gave
Roger Ebert gave the film two out of four stars and wrote, " The movie isn't as funny or entertaining as Evil Dead II, however, maybe because the comic approach seems recycled ".
Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave the film a three star rating ( out of four ) describing it as " a fairly sophisticated satire.
Roger Ebert gave The Rainmaker three stars out of four, remarking: " I have enjoyed several of the movies based on Grisham novels ... but I've usually seen the storyteller's craft rather than the novelist's art being reflected.
Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave the film 3 stars, praising the film for being " boldly operatic, involving family drama, secrets, generations at war, melodrama, romance and violence ".
Film critic Roger Ebert gave the film three-and-a-half stars out of four, calling it " delightful and sly ", and directed with " light-hearted enchantment " by Newell.
Roger Ebert, who gave the film a mere one star in the Chicago Sun-Times, wrote :" The filmmakers must have known that the original Godzilla ( 1956 ) had many loyal fans all over the world who treasured the absurd dialogue, the bad lip-synching, the unbelievable special effects, the phony profundity.
In an essay supporting the selection of The Rock, Roger Ebert, who was strongly critical of most of Bay's later films, gave the film a 3 1 / 2 out of four stars, calling it " an action picture that rises to the top of the genre because of a literate, witty screenplay and skilled craftsmanship in the direction and special effects.
Roger Ebert gave the film a four-star rating and described it as one that " involves us deeply in the story, and then it reveals that the story is really about something else altogether.
" Later, during Siskel and Ebert's annual " If We Picked the Winners " program, Gene Siskel gave away the surprise twist of the film while giving his review, which infuriated Ebert.
Film critic Roger Ebert gave the film four out of four stars, calling it " an amazingly entertaining thriller " and " one of the best films so far this year ", with a " wonderful " ending.
Roger Ebert, in contrast, gave the film three stars and called it "... classic Clint Eastwood: fast, furious, and funny.
The film met with generally positive reviews ; Roger Ebert gave it three and a half stars and described it as a " very good film ... with moments evoking great emotion ", while Variety Todd McCarthy wrote, " Inspirational on the face of it, Clint Eastwood's film has a predictable trajectory, but every scene brims with surprising details that accumulate into a rich fabric of history, cultural impressions and emotion.
After movie critic Eleanor Keane left the Sun-Times in April 1967, editor Robert Zonk gave the job to Ebert.
In his review of The Manson Family, Ebert gave the film three stars for achieving what it set out to do, but admitted that didn't count as a recommendation per se.
" Roger Ebert gave the theatrical version of the film a less than positive review, but later gave a positive review of the director's cut.
Roger Ebert gave the film three-and-a-half stars out of four and praised it for allowing " all the financial wheeling and dealing to seem complicated and convincing, and yet always have it make sense.
Roger Ebert, who reacted favorably to other films of Romero's Dead Series, gave Day of the Dead one and a half stars.
However, film critic Roger Ebert gave the film 3 stars out of a possible 4 and commented that " Some will say the movie breaks tradition by telling a medieval story with a soundtrack of classic rock.
Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave the film a three-star rating in his review, while Peter Rainer of the The Los Angeles Times wrote that " the action upstaged the actors.
Roger Ebert gave Bonnie and Clyde a largely positive review, giving it four stars out of a possible four.
Ebert and film
Love received critical acclaim, a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress, and a New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress, for what film critic Roger Ebert called " quite a performance ; Love proves she is not a rock star pretending to act, but a true actress ".
Summing up Barrymore's appeal, Roger Ebert, in his review of 50 First Dates, described Barrymore as having a " smiling, coy sincerity ," describing the film as " ingratiating and lovable.
Critic Roger Ebert was and remains today a champion of the film, including it on his all-time top ten best films list.
Roger Ebert considers it to be the finest film on the Vietnam war and included it on his list for the 2002 Sight and Sound poll for the greatest movie of all time.
Roger Ebert commented that Dunst's creation of the child vampire Claudia was one of the " creepier " aspects of the film, and mentioned her ability to convey the impression of great age inside apparent youth.
" Writing for the Chicago Sun-Times, film critic Roger Ebert wrote " film stars actors of considerable physical appeal, most particularly Penelope Cruz as Silvia.
The new film system MaxiVision 48 films at 48 frames per second, which, according to film critic Roger Ebert, offers even a strobeless tracking shot past picket fences.
One of the few critics to praise the film was Roger Ebert, and in fact, the film's reputation has grown in recent years, with many noting its uncompromising vision as well as its anticipation of the violent black comedy which became famous in the works of such directors as David Lynch and Quentin Tarantino.
Roger Ebert called it " the truest line in the film ... Travis Bickle's desperate need to make some kind of contact somehow-to share or mimic the effortless social interaction he sees all around him, but does not participate in.