Performers, directors and writers take to Twitter to express their grief and remembrances
With the death of legendary film critic Roger Ebert at the age of 70 on Thursday, performers, directors and writers took to Twitter to express their grief and remembrances.
Those reflecting on Ebert's death — many of them sharing memories of meeting him — remembered the critic as both a gifted writer and a kind human being.
Read below for some of the more poignant tweets about Ebert's death.
"Roger, I hope you're in an infinite movie palace, watching every film the great directors only dreamed of making. RIP, @ebertchicago" — Patton Oswalt
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"Thanks Mr. Ebert." — Steve Carell
"All my love to Chaz Ebert as we mourn the loss of Roger. He had an indomitable spirit & was one of the gutsiest people I knew. RIP my friend." — Leonard Maltin
"#RogerEbert~ movies, folks/fans will miss you. Thank you, Sir, for your fine contributions to film. #rip " – Eliza Dushku
"Thanks to @ebertchicago who turned his thumb up for me and @jayduplass and THE PUFFY CHAIR before anyone knew who we were. RIP." – Mark Duplass
"Ever a class act, @EbertChicago made me love movies even more." – Seth Green
"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." — Darren Aronofsky