The year in culture: 5 must-read profiles

Roger Ebert arrives at the Independent Spirit Awards on Friday, March 5, 2010, in Los Angeles. Photo: AP/Matt Sayles

“Roger Ebert: The Essential Man”
By Chris Jones (Esquire, March 2010)

Four years ago, Roger Ebert lost his ability to speak as a result of his battle with cancer. But Jones deftly illustrates how this indefatigable critic has not let this physical setback silence his voice.

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