You may not have always agreed with him, but there was no denying that Roger Ebert was a legend in film even though he himself was never seen on the silver screen itself. His word was a pitiless rebuke one moment, and a loving sonnet the next, inspiring up and coming writers (myself included) to put thoughts to paper and challenge what we see and hear.
Roger Ebert was a man who made me love movies… not just like, but love. This art has become a passion in my life and a reason for being the man I am today.
The balcony is now closed.