Roger Ebert, populist pioneer in film criticism Add to ...


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Show Description
The Globe and Mail's film critic Liam Lacey joins Hannah Sung to discuss Roger Ebert's lasting influence on our society's appreciation of film. When Ebert, with fellow critic Gene Siskel, introduced a "thumbs up, thumbs down" style of television film reviews, they were mocked for being lowbrow but over time, Ebert helped introduce his wide audience to independent, foreign and alternative cinema

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