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RIP, Roger Ebert

Film critic and screenwriter Roger Ebert has died.  Ebert wrote about death in 2011. His colleagues at The Chicago Sun-Times and The Chicago Tribune remember him in obituaries. This is Ebert’s final blog post, announcing, “A Leave of Presence.”  Here’s a collection of Ebert’s tweets, quotes and photos. At The Gutter, we considered Ebert one of the Three Secret Kings of the Internet, along with George Takei and Wil Wheaton, so it seems especially fitting the Pres. Obama would issue a statement. Finally, Roger Ebert talks about the importance of film criticism.

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