Roger Ebert Dead: Celebrities React To Famed Film Critic's Death

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Hollywood is banding together after losing one of their own.

Stars everywhere are pouring out their hearts and airing out their condolences on Twitter over the loss of 70-year-old film critic Roger Ebert, who passed away Thursday after a lengthy battle with cancers of the thyroid and salivary gland.

Here's what some of the stars had to say about the great loss:

President Barack Obama: The movies won't be the same without Roger

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.

Steve Martin: Goodbye Roger Ebert, we had fun. The balcony is closed.

Eliza Dushku: #RogerEbert~ movies, folks/fans will miss you. Thank you, Sir, for your fine contributions to film. #rip

Anna Kendrick: Shocked and truly, deeply saddened at the loss of the great Roger Ebert. A legend. His voice will be missed.

Alyssa Milano: Rest in peace, Roger Ebert! You were an inspiration.

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Elizabeth Banks: So sad. RIP @ebertchicago

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. #rogerebert

Wil Wheaton: Rest in peace, Mister Ebert. I will miss your writings.

Michael Moore: Roger Ebert. Millions of thumbs up for you. RIP

Dane Cook: Sad to hear about Roger Ebert passing away. RIP kind sir. I give your life two enthusiastic

Seth Green: Ever a class act, @EbertChicago made me love movies even more.

Gregg Turkington: If somehow you can see this @ebertchicago, may you Rest In Peace, big influece on #OnCinema, fellow expert and true movie buff!!!!

Silversun Pickups: As a huge film fan (and amateur critic) I'm sad about the passing of Roger Ebert. He brought film criticism and discussion to the people._b

Edgar Wright: "This is my happening and it freaks me out". Roger Ebert wrote the truly incredible Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls. He is beyond a legend.

Horatio Sanz: A beacon of taste I was lucky enough to grow up with in Chicago. Rest in peace, sir. #roger-ebert

Adam Shankman: So sad to hear about @rogerebert. RIP brave unyeilding soldier. Maybe you get your own show now with the big guy! We will miss you. Xo

Larry King: Sad to hear about the passing of Roger Ebert, he was a grand man & in my opinion the dean of American film critics-he will be sorely missed

 

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