“I’ll See You at the Movies”: Remembering Roger Ebert
A personal journey into the legacy of Roger Ebert
There’s an adage saying that there are two types of critics: There’s Roger Ebert, and there’s everyone else. For two generations of filmgoers, Ebert was a bridge between movies and audiences. His widely-known work became synonymous with film criticism, and his impact will always remain. Beyond his early TV shows, Ebert found a second life on the Internet, and saw his work traverse the globe. On what would have been the iconic critic’s seventy-sixth birthday, take a personal journey through the legacy of Roger Ebert and what he meant to a film-obsessed teenager growing up in Portugal. Anyone who thinks about movies can stand to learn from Ebert, who showed us how to love thinking about movies.