One of the greats has left us. Roger Ebert has passed away at the age of 70," the newspaper added. Ebert gained national prominence with fellow Chicago film critic Gene Siskel on the television show "At the Movies with Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert," coining the phrase "two thumbs up".
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Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert were pioneers of film criticism. Long before the internet prompted millions of amateur critics to endlessly discuss films, there were Siskel and Ebert. Their television series, with several different names, ran from to
Big F and his gangsters dress their minibus to resemble a police vehicle, and pose as policemen for a robbery. Without police orders, he investigates these gangsters. At the robbery the gangsters engage in a gunfight against the real criminals, who kill randomly.
Linked here are reviews in recent months for which I wrote either 4 star or 3. What does Two Thumbs Up mean in this context? These films are worth going out of your way to see, or you might rent them, add them to your Netflix, Blockbuster or TiVo queues, get them by VOD, watch for them on cable, anything.
From to Ebert appeared on television as an on-air movie reviewer, in addition to his day-job duties as the film critic for The Chicago Sun-Times. For real. Sometimes they agreed with each other.
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Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel need no introduction among film fans as they, alongside other notable critics like Pauline Kael, helped define the art of film criticism. Siskel and Ebert were actually professional rivals when they first came together to host a Chicago PBS movie review show that was eventually titled Sneak Previews. Siskel wrote for the Chicago Tribune while Ebert wrote for the Chicago Sun-Times, so the tension they felt as rivals often spilled over on camera.
The four are robbers and Big F had a lot of time to devise the perfect plan. He wants to build a police Emergency Unit Van by using original parts and disguised as police officers he then wants them to intercept the delivery of a body which is used to smuggle money into Hong Kong. Everything goes according to plan, but officer Tsui Leo Koo is already hot on their trails.