Roger Ebert

Ebert, Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic, gave independent films popular appeal, and his "thumbs-up, thumbs-down" ratings on TV were both coveted and scorned. The prolific critic continued to write reviews while battling cancer in recent years. He was 70. Full obituary | Remembrance: Roger Ebert, film's hero to the end | Photos Notable deaths of 2012
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