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Roger Ebert's final review has been published by the Chicago Sun-Times.

The legendary film critic - who passed away on Thursday at the age of 70 - awarded Terrence Malick's To the Wonder three-and-a-half stars out of four in the Sun-Times, the newspaper where he began his professional career as a film critic in 1967.

"Appropriately it's a review of a film by a director Mr Ebert held in great esteem," read the introductory note for his To the Wonder review.

Ebert pondered the nature of hopes and dreams in his 704-word verdict, and concluded that some viewers may find the film "elusive and too effervescent".

"They'll be dissatisfied by a film that would rather evoke than supply," Ebert wrote in his closing paragraph. "I understand that, and I think Terrence Malick does, too. But here he has attempted to reach more deeply than that: to reach beneath the surface, »


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