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Roger Ebert's Four Star Reviews, 1967-2007

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Spanning the length of Roger Ebert's career as the leading American movie critic, this book contains all of his four-star reviews written during that time. A great guide for movie watching.
Paperback, 944 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by Andrews McMeel Publishing (first published February 1st 2007)
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Greta
Feb 10, 2016 Greta rated it it was ok
Roger Ebert is a highly respected film critic. But I have a problem with him.
When I bought this book, I expected to only find masterpieces in it.
For starters, he doesn't explain his rating. He only says 4 stars is a great film. So I assume it is his highest rating.
So I was very surprised to not only find real masterpieces (e.g. Downfall, Forrest Gump, Munich, Saving Private Ryan...) in his 4 star list, but also several movies of dubious quality (e.g. A Walk in the Clouds, Bee Season, Getting
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From Siskel and Ebert, to Ebert and Roeper, I’ve logged many
years of watching cinematic criticism on television. As an admitted film enthusiast and filmmaker, I’m astounded by just how many movies Roger Ebert has complied in this book. Forty years of reviews. Roger and I may not see eye to eye on the majority of the four star rated films featured here, but he has my deepest respect for the passion in his craft.
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Roger Joseph Ebert was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American film critic and screenwriter.

He was known for his weekly review column (appearing in the Chicago Sun-Times since 1967, and later online) and for the television program Siskel & Ebert at the Movies, which he co-hosted for 23 years with Gene Siskel. After Siskel's death in 1999, he auditioned several potential replacements, ultimately choo
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