Loved that he hints that all ratings are relative and in an ideal critical world, would not be necessary.
- This video also addresses the following embarrassingly dismissive comment I've been seeing all over Twitter "Rather be an artist than art critic, film-maker than film critic, musician than music critic, church builder than church critic!". I consider Ebert's writing to be it's own form of artistic expression. Many of the great film critics also accomplish this (Sarris, Parker Tyler, Farber, Sontag).
- As Ebert's Twitter followers will already know, his most invaluable contribution to modern film criticism was: "I taught @scottfilmcritic what Peeps were."