New trailer: Life Itself, a documentary on film critic Roger Ebert
From the puffery:
Acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) along with executive producers Martin Scorsese and Steven Zaillian (Moneyball) present Life Itself, a film that recounts the inspiring, entertaining and colourful life of world-renowned film critic Roger Ebert – a story that is by turns personal, funny, moving and transcendent. Based on his bestselling memoir of the same name, Life Itself, explores Roger Ebert’s legacy – his Pulitzer Prize-winning film criticism at the Chicago Sun-Times, his turn as screenwriter of Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, his on and off screen relationship with Gene Siskel, all culminating in his ascension as one of the most influential cultural voices in America.
Release date is expected to be 4 July.