Tweeters remember Roger Ebert
Updated On: Apr 04 2013 06:42:42 PM CDT
Roger Ebert was a prodigious Twitter user, so it seemed fitting that tributes began pouring in to the micro-blogging site on Thursday once word of his death was announced.
Here are just a few of the tweets:
Jimmy Kimmel: "Roger Ebert was an excellent writer, a gifted artist, and as nice a guy as you'll ever meet. Sad he's gone."
Oprah Winfrey: "Roger and Gene together again. End of an era."
Wil Wheaton: "Rest in peace, Mister Ebert. I will miss your writings."
Steve Martin: "Goodbye Roger Ebert, we had fun. The balcony is closed."
Seth Green: "Ever a class act, @EbertChicago made me love movies even more."
Steve Carell: "Thanks Mr. Ebert."
Holly Robinson Peete: "RIP Roger Ebert. All my prayers to Chaz -his beautiful and stoic wife."
Rainn Wilson: "I started watching/reading @EbertChicago in 1984. He was a good man & a fierce advocate for great film."
Patton Oswalt: "Roger, I hope you're in an infinite movie palace, watching every film the great directors only dreamed of making."
Diablo Cody: "R.I.P. Roger Ebert. It was a privilege to interact with you. Thank you for the support, the criticism, and the true love for the movies."
A.O. Scott: "Ebert was singular. We are all in his shadow and his debt."
Darren Aronofsky: "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."
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