Classic Roger Ebert Outtakes, Reviews and Slams

Why 'Full Metal Jacket' Deserved a Thumbs Down but Not 'Benji the Hunted'

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When Roger Ebert died Thursday after a long struggle with cancer, tributes and obituaries quickly recalled his personality, perception and and sense of humor (he once won The New Yorker's Cartoon Caption Contest).

We've gathered some classic moments, outtakes and conversations.

In which he lets Gene Siskel know why he gave "Full Metal Jacket" a thumbs down but "Benji the Hunted" a thumbs up (watch out for foul language):

In which he defends "Silence of the Lambs" to Mr. Siskel:

In which Mr. Ebert runs down the best movies of the 90s with Martin Scorsese:

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