Roger Ebert was special.
He made "small" movies special.
He wasn't afraid to tell you a too-big-to-fail movie was a failure.
He helped us see the art and wisdom and talent where we
probably would have missed it without his guidance.
We'll miss him.
The clip below includes a wealth of information I can (and should) use in my art. We've put the movie on the top of our Netflix queue.
His description of "pillow shots" is the best advice an artist can have: edit.