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Siskel & Ebert 

Siskel & Ebert & the Movies (original title)
Chicago critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert rate new movies with a thumbs up, or a thumbs down.
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Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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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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According to Roger Ebert, in the opening of the show as he and Gene Siskel are walking into the theater, Roger is saying to Gene: "This is a really good review." Gene is saying to Roger: "I should have read your review before I saw the movie." 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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The world has lost a great critic!
21 February 1999 | by (Atlanta, GA) – See all my reviews

Gene Siskel's death is the death of a major movie advertising tradition. What will happen to the thumbs? I love the show and think the two guys are so intelligent and I hear another guy will take Siskel's place. It won't be the same.


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