Two Thumbs Up for Roger Ebert
Written by Holly on Thursday February 17, 2011
By now, you may have already stumbled upon EBERT PRESENTS AT THE MOVIES on Friday nights at 7:30pm. What do you think?
Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert returns with this fresh, updated and re-imagined version of the highly rated — and often imitated — Sneak Previews.T hat iconic series, on the air for a record-setting 35 years, remains the gold standard for movie criticism on TV.
This latest incarnation features reviews of new movies, foreign and independent films, and direct-to-TV releases; showcases classic movies and hot-button issues in the cinema; and includes new segments devoted to new media, movie interactivity and fresh perspectives. The series also marks the return of the "Two Thumbs Up"® ratings system made famous by Ebert and Siskel and Richard Roeper.
Ebert, with the aid of a computer-generated voice technology, hosts a video essay or reviews a film in every episode. In addition, Ebert's hand-picked critics represent an exciting new generation of film expertise, web savvy and diversity. The principal co-hosts are film critic Christy Lemire of the Associated Press and film blogger Ignatiy Vishnevetsky of MUBI.com, with contributors Kim Morgan (film blogger for MSN, Huffington Post and Entertainment Weekly) and Omar Moore, a lawyer, film critic and editor of www.popcornreel.com.
Repeats of EBERT PRESENTS AT THE MOVIES can be seen Sunday mornings at 6:30am on OETA's main channel and a variety of times on our OKLA channel.