Film Critic Roger Ebert Dies After Battle With Cancer

Roger Ebert, described by Forbes as one of the most powerful pundits in America, passed away at the age of 70 after a battle with cancer.

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He was known for his film reviews in the Chicago Sun Times (which he wrote since 1967), and for his television programs which he co-hosted with Gene Siskel for a combined 23 years.

“No good film is too long,” he once wrote, a sentiment he felt strongly enough about to have engraved on pens. “No bad movie is short enough.” (via Chicago Sun Times)

For his full tribute, visit the Chicago Sun Times.

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