Remembering Roger Ebert: The Critic's 15 Most Memorable Reviews

Chicago Sun-Times film critic Roger Ebert passed away on April 4, 2013 following his 11-year battle with cancer. We remember him through his best reviews.
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Star Wars1. Star Wars (reviewed January 1, 1977)

“Every once in a while I have what I think of as an out-of-the-body experience at a movie. When the ESP people use a phrase like that, they’re referring to the sensation of the mind actually leaving the body and spiriting itself off to China or Peoria or a galaxy far, far away. When I use the phrase, I simply mean that my imagination has forgotten it is actually present in a movie theater and thinks it’s up there on the screen. In a curious sense, the events in the movie seem real, and I seem to be a part of them.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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