Tag Archives: Richard Roeper

Thinking Out Loud: Remembering Roger Ebert

For this week’s Thinking Out Loud missive, I wanted to just talk about Roger Ebert, who passed away one year ago yesterday. Anyone in my age group who’s published a review of a film owes some level of a debt to Ebert, who very much paved the way for us[...]

Roger Ebert says financially-strapped “At the Movies” may end

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Is Roger Ebert’s retrofitted “At the Movies” about to get a thumbs down? The longtime critic and television personality says its possible if the program can’t receive significant financial backing before the end of its current season. “Unless we find an angel, our television program will[...]

Charlie Sheen kills in Chicago after Detroit disaster

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: From boos to cheers … overnight! So goes Charlie Sheen’s “My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat Is Not an Option” tour which changed its format after a disastrous starts in Detroit and ended up slaying a sold-out Chicago crowd. “Best time ever!” Sheen reportedly summed up after[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: Total ‘Eclipse’ of ‘The Last Airbender’

Hollywoodnews.com: THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE Summit Entertainment’s “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” is the number one film at the Independence Day weekend box office already collecting close to $93 million since bowing Wednesday. Film is looking to beat Sony’s 2004 sequel “Spider-Man 2” as the highest Independence Day weekend opening. That[...]