It might be hard to believe now, but when it first came out in 1989, some people didn't really like Back to the Future: Part II. Recognised today as perhaps the greatest film ever made for the silver screen, critics like Gene Siskel called it "very gadget-filled and really noisy in an unpleasant way". Hard to believe today, I know.
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Roger Ebert dropped his review on the final Harry Potter movie, and guess what? He likes it! But there is one thing he doesn't really like: the 3D.
Roger Ebert pissed off more than a few people with his comments yesterday about Ryan Dunn's death (allegedly, the Jackass star was drink driving). Apparently enough people complained (or trolled) that Facebook took Ebert's page down.
A battle with cancer left film megacritic Roger Ebert without much of the lower half of his face. But he will appear on his new TV show looking quite like his old self. How? A meticulously sculpted prosthetic chin.
It's a deceptively simple concept: man takes camera and tripod out into the NYC blizzard and shoots what he sees. But there's enough beauty and craftsmanship in this three-and-a-half minutes that Roger Ebert thinks it should win an Oscar.