An acclaimed documentary 'Life Itself' looking at the life of Roger Ebert begins its theatrical run in Champaign this weekend. Many of the late film critic's best known family and friends are part of it. But some words come from Roger himself.
One of Champaign-Urbana’s most famous native sons now has a permanent home at one of his favorite spots in the community.
A year after Roger Ebert’s death, filmgoers in Champaign have been offered a glimpse into his life story with a new film.
The documenatary about Roger Ebert's life entitled “Life Itself” makes its local premeire Wednesday, opening the 16th annual ‘Ebertfest’ in Champaign. Director Steve James says it's not the film that he, Roger, and wife Chaz Ebert orginally envisioned.
Mickey Rooney, the pint-size, precocious actor and all-around talent whose more than 90-year career spanned silent comedies, Shakespeare, Judy Garland musicals, Andy Hardy stardom, television and the Broadway theater, died Sunday at age 93.
The lineup for the 16th annual ‘Ebertfest’ continues to grow.
The late Roger Ebert is the next recipient of the University of Illinois’ award for lifetime achievement in journalism.
Let the arguments begin over who and which film should have been nominated but weren't.
A movie accounting the late film critic and Urbana native Roger Ebert’s legacy and love for film will be showcased in the Champaign festival he started 16 years ago.
Nov. 12 marks the 100th anniversary of a movie theater in downtown Champaign. Originally called The Park, it is now known as The Art Theater Co-Op. In honor of this centennial, there is a new book celebrating its history.