Siskel & Ebert (1986–2010)
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Chicago critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert rate new movies with a thumbs up, or a thumbs down.

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Film critics Michael Phillips of the Chicago Tribune and A.O. Scott of the New York Times give their opinions on the latest new releases. The films are reviewed with the classifications 'See It', 'Skip It', or 'Rent It'. They also make suggestions as to excellent films they recommend for renting on video. Written by Joe Fiore

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Ebert and Roeper's worst movies of 2005: - EBERT - 10. Fantastic Four (2005) - 9. Elektra (2005) - 8. Undead (2003) - 7. Constantine (2005) - 6. Doom (2005) - 5. Son of the Mask (2005) - 4. D.E.B.S. (2004) - 3. Dirty Love (2005) - 2. The Dukes of Hazzard (2005) - 1. Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005) - ROEPER - 10. The Legend of Zorro (2005) - 9. Bewitched (2005) - 8. Guess Who (2005) - 7. The Man (2005) - 6. Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005) - 5. Stealth (2005) - 4. The Longest Yard (2005) - 3. Monster-in-Law (2005) - 2. Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005) - 1. The Dukes of Hazzard (2005) See more »

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Gene Siskel: [reviewing "Highlander 2: The Quickening"] I read about this picture and do you know that it cost 34 million dollars to make?
Roger Ebert: You're kidding me!
Gene Siskel: Shot in Argentina... where did the money go?
Roger Ebert: 34 million, they must have had a limousine every time they went to the john.
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Gene, you will be missed
22 February 1999 | by (Brooklyn, NY) – See all my reviews

I write this two days after the death of co-host Gene Siskel, and somehow, it doesn't quite seem real yet. I've been watching the show religiously since 1990. In addition to getting to see clips from a movie, and being able to check my opinion next to two critics I respected, it also made good television. Gene was well-known as a basketball fan (the Chicago Bulls in particular), and watching the show was like watching a half-hour one-on-one game every week, though since the movies always changed, it rarely got boring, and while they probably agreed more than they disagreed, the creative tension between them was healthy and made for a dynamic show, considering it's just two guys talking about movies.

Although I probably agreed with Roger more, I identified with Gene more, because he always let you know where he stood, whereas Roger was more objective. And while some may have sniped about him and Roger making appearances on talk shows like Jay Leno and David Letterman, I always thought it was good that he understood that while movies were worth taking seriously, as well as writing about them, there was nothing wrong with having fun with yourself. I'm sure Gene would want people to still watch the show, so I will, but I will certainly miss him.


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