It's just so sad!
We're all still shocked by the death of the world's first Pulitzer Prize winning film critic, but many celebz — including Roger Ebert's friends, colleagues, and the U.S. President — are already expressing their condolences via Twitter.
"The movies won't be the same without Roger." —President Obama
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 4, 2013
In the Sun-Times' newsroom on the day it was announced I was Roger's new partner. A great man. I miss him already. twitter.com/richardroeper/…
— Richard Roeper (@richardroeper) April 4, 2013
Dammit! @ebertchicago died. My review: An iconic game-changer, Roger brought film criticism AND movie-loving to the mainstream. 2 Thumbs up.
— KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) April 4, 2013
Roger Ebert.Clear-eyed dreamer, king of the written word… say.ly/bRt5wg3
— Cameron Crowe (@CameronCrowe) April 4, 2013
Or… "I Was Discovered by Roger Ebert." The next morning he asked if he could take my picture- & then wrote this: mmflint.me/14Hynjd
— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) April 4, 2013
Goodbye Roger Ebert, we had fun. The balcony is closed.
— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) April 4, 2013
Shocked and truly, deeply saddened at the loss of the great Roger Ebert. A legend. His voice will be missed.
— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) April 4, 2013
we lost a thoughtful writer, i remember my first review from him, pi (i got his and siskel's thumbs) it was a career highlight. #rogerebert
— darren aronofsky (@DarrenAronofsky) April 4, 2013
R.I.P. Roger Ebert. One of the greats in his field. I'm very sad.
— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) April 4, 2013
Roger Ebert was an excellent writer, a gifted artist, and as nice a guy as you'll ever meet.Sad he's gone.
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) April 4, 2013
R.I.P. Roger Ebert. It was a privilege to interact with you. Thank you for the support, the criticism, and the true love for the movies.
— Diablo Cody (@diablocody) April 4, 2013
Reading Roger Ebert's reviews as a kid was instrumental in determining what I did w my life. He will be sorely missed.
— Justin Long (@justinlong) April 4, 2013
— Seth Green (@SethGreen) April 4, 2013
very sad to hear of Roger Ebert's passing. hard imagine a world without him.
— Elijah Wood (@woodelijah) April 4, 2013
Sad to hear about the passing of Roger Ebert, he was a grand man & in my opinion the dean of American film critics-he will be sorely missed
— Larry King(@kingsthings) April 4, 2013
Awww, RIP Roger Ebert. Thanks for the thumbs.
— rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) April 4, 2013
Roger Ebert was 70 years young. We lost him too soon.
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