Thursday, February 19, 2009

gene siskel has been dead for 10 years now

I can't believe it.

The two men who most made me care about movies at a young age, outside of my Uncle Steve, were Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert. Ebert we still have, although it looked scary there for a while, but Siskel died on February 20, 1999. Ebert has a good piece up now about the 10-year anniversary of Siskel's passing, but I prefer the below tribute he did on the show right after it happened ...