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In Memoriam: Roger Ebert 1942-2013 American journalist, Film critic and Asian American Cinema Champion

Posted by Suzanne Kai - on Thursday, 04 April 2013

1942-2013 Roger Ebert Champion of Asian American Film Photo: RogerEbert.com
Roger Ebert 1942-2013 Photo: RogerEbert.comRoger Ebert lost his battle with cancer today. He will be greatly missed. Most famous for his film criticism, he was the first movie critic to win a Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. Since 1967, and up to just two days ago he wrote a column for the Chicago Sun-Times. He authored twenty books, and co-hosted several long-running syndicated television shows including Siskel and Ebert at the Movies.  I will remember Roger Ebert not only for his...

Enter to Win A Trip to the New Orleans Jazz Festival and DVD Classics from Universal!

Posted by AC Team on Wednesday, 11 February 2004.

Enter to Win a Trip for 2 Couples to the famed New Orleans Jazz Festival and your own set of the cult classic "Imitation of Life" just released by Universal Studios Home Video.

Considered one of the most acclaimed films of its time, Universal Studios Home Video is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the timeless classic by featuring both the original 1934 and 1959 versions on one disc.

A favorite of many, this is the first time ever that you can own the original 1934 version.

"Imitation of Life" - brought to life the reality of racial misogyny and the hidden conflicts that for many in America during this era, the ability to pass as white presented the opportunity for a better life. Timeless and still relevant today, Universal's "Urban Suite" DVD set is being introduced to a whole new generation.

Enter to Win exciting prizes, including a vacation for two to the 35th
Annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

TO ENTER:

Entry can be done online or by mail. To learn more visit:
http://www.thebigballoon.net/uuspromo.jpg or for Spanish visit
http://www.thebigballoon.net/uuspromocion.jpg. Entries must be postmarked
by March 5 and received by March 15.
Winners will be announced April 5, 2004.
Complete sweepstakes rules are available by request at
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Sweepstakes void where prohibited by law.

Enter to Win A Trip to the famed New Orleans Jazz Festival and your very own DVD set of the cult classic "Imitation of Life" from Universal Studios Home Video.

Considered one of the most acclaimed films of its time, Universal is celebrating the 70th Anniversary Release of this timeless classic featuring both the 1934 and 1959 versions on one disc

A favorite of many, this is the first time ever that you can own the original 1934 version on DVD.
"Imitation of Life" - released in 1934 and re-made in 1959, brought to life the reality of racial misogyny and the hidden conflicts that for many in America during this era, the ability to pass as white presented the opportunity for a better life. Timeless and still relevant today, Universal has released its Universal Urban Suite DVD set featuring "Imitation of Life" to be introduced to a whole new generation.

Enter to Win your Universal Urban Suite and also be eligible to Win an exciting Trip for Two (2) Couples to New Orleans for a weekend at the 35th Annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival April 23 - May 2, 2004!

Two (2) Winners will receive a 1933 hard copy Collectors Edition of Fannie Hurst's novel along with the box set, and multiple Winners will receive Universal Urban Suite DVD sets.

To Enter:
Entry can be done online or by mail. To learn more visit
http://www.thebigballoon.net/uuspromo.jpg

or for Spanish visit
http://www.thebigballoon.net/uuspromocion.jpg

Entries must be postmarked by March 5 and received by March 15. Winners will be announced April 5, 2004. Complete sweepstakes rules are available by request at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Sweepstakes void where prohibited by law.