Life Itself Synopsis
Roger Ebert was a beloved national figure and arguably our best-known and most influential movie critic, and his death in 2013 was deeply felt across the country. Based on his memoir of the same name, LIFE ITSELF recounts his fascinating and flawed...
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Worthwhile

By rockhead21
Watched this through on demand. Have always been a siskel/Ebert fan. It's tough to watch Roger in his later years with his jaw removed. The film does a good job on capturing parts of his life and his...

Two thumbs up

By richardmeyerson
Amazing man. Extraordinary story. Exceptional movie. Anyone who loves the movies should see this movie....

By mjmartin1227
I'll miss him...

remarkable.

By ~X~
You may think you knew who Ebert was. I thought I did. Based on the tv show.... Then I was strongly encouraged by someone to read his autobiography, Life Itself. I was so wrong! Beautifully...

Two thumbs up!

By Dominic LeRose
You know you're dealing with someone remarkable when a guy can talk and write about movies to the point where you become obsessed with his writing and show. Roger Ebert had that thing about him. From...

Excellent

By julieweinstein
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Rated R | For Brief Sexual Images/Nudity and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Documentary captures film critic Ebert's zest for living.
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POSITIVE MESSAGES
POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF