Roger Ebert On The Quintessence Of Dust

A quintessence of dust, a beautiful essay by Roger Ebert reflecting on existence, science, art, and the universe. My curiosity leads me to science, my admiration for logic leads me to the Theory of Evolution, my pride rejects simplistic fables to describe the facts I observe. Where do I find my consolations? There are many ways to be consoled. Everyone deserves to find their own way, and find such peace

“Citizen Kane” – Wow

I’m not sure how it happened this way, but I recently watched Citizen Kane for the first time in about 5 years and was in awe of the whole damn thing. I was pretty much transfixed from the first frame to the last. Every 30 minutes or so I had to pause the DVD so I could turn to Jenny and say, “This is incredible!” She said, “I know, it’s

Ebert on Books

Roger Ebert is talking about books now, and brother can I relate. I cannot throw out these books. Some are protected because I have personally turned all their pages and read every word; they’re like little shrines to my past hours. Perhaps half were new when they came to my life, but most are used, and I remember where I found every one. The set of Kipling at the Book

Movies Roger Ebert Hates

Ebert’s Most Hated: From bad Elvis to Deuce Bigalow, these are excerpts from reviews of some of the worst movies he’s [Roger Ebert] ever seen…It’s not just their measly ratings — from zero to 1.5 stars — but what Ebert has to say about them that really conveys their true awfulness. An excerpt: I hated this [North] movie. Hated hated hated hated hated this movie. Hated it. Hated every simpering

Roger Ebert Rates Porn

The X-rated Roger Ebert: Roger Ebert used to review porn movies. No, this was not a third-string assignment, nor was he moonlighting for Hustler or Oui. He saw them in his capacity as esteemed first-string film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times. The article includes snippets of some of Ebert’s reviews, including Vixen (“…is not only a good skin-flick, but a merciless put-on of the whole genre”), The Devil in Miss