Harvey Weinstein Reacts To Ebert's Passing

Harvey Weinstein Reacts To Ebert's Passing
Harvey Weinstein took a moment to reflect on film critic Roger Ebert's passing on Thursday. In a statement to the Huffington Post, Weinstein said appreciated Ebert as a "champion of cinema."

Roger Ebert was a passionate critic who understood that he needed to not only appraise films but be a champion of cinema," Weinstein said. "He was always on the side of movies that needed that extra push. The only thing that tops him as a writer was his kindness as a human being. I will miss Roger very much and my heart goes out to Chaz and the entire family. “

Barack Obama also released a statement on Ebert's death, describing the late writer as the definition of movies:

Michelle and I are saddened to hear about the passing of Roger Ebert. For a generation of Americans - and especially Chicagoans - Roger was the movies. When he didn't like a film,
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