Roger Ebert Returns with New PBS Review Show

BY: CARYN ROUSSEAU CHICAGO – Roger Ebert is returning to the small screen. The famous film critic stopped appearing on television movie review shows in 2006 when cancer surgery left him unable to speak. But now he has his own segment on a new program, “Ebert Presents at the Movies.” The weekly show debuts Friday […]

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Roger Ebert’s New Show Replaces Co-Host

NEW YORK – Chicago-based film critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky is joining Roger Ebert’s upcoming movie review show. Vishnevetsky is replacing the previously announced Elvis Mitchell, the show announced Tuesday. No explanation was given for Mitchell’s departure. The Russian-born Vishnevetsky, 24, writes for the film website Mubi and contributes to the Chicago Reader. He’ll appear alongside co-host […]

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Roger Ebert To Revive ‘At The Movies’ on PBS

The classic ‘thumbs up/thumbs down’ method of movie reviewing will be returning to television when PBS begins broadcasting ‘Roger Ebert Presents At The Movies,’ a weekly half-hour film criticism show that revives the format that made Roger Ebert, along with his partner Gene Siskel, household names. Ebert announced it on his journal today at the […]

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