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Roger Ebert dies at 70; Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic
Roger Ebert, the Pulitzer Prize-winning movie critic whose gladiatorial "thumbs-up, thumbs-down" assessments turned film reviewing into a television sport and whose passion for independent film helped introduce a new generation of filmmakers to moviegoers, has died. He was 70.
By John Horn and Valerie J. Nelson, Los Angeles Times
April 4, 2013