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Ebert’s Farewell to The Balcony

posted by Nell Minow

Thanks to my friend Bob Elisberg for directing me to Ebert’s farewell to the 33-year movie review television show he shared with Gene Siskel and then Richard Roeper. That show, “just two guys talking about the movies,” made them into national figures and changed the way people think about movies and movie critics. Be sure to check out the acerbic outtake clips of Ebert and Siskel making promotional spots and setting off the kind of sparks that made the show so much fun. (WARNING: Some very politically incorrect joking and some very strong language — this clip would be rated R)

  • Michael Henderson

    I think you should join Mr. Roeper in the balcony of the new show! Just food for thought.

  • Mary M

    Me too! – a sister

  • james r

    Me three! – a brother in-law, I’ve thought this for ages!

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