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Roger Ebert dies at 70: Reactions from celebrities he critiqued in reviews

<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text ">&#39;Goodbye Roger Ebert, we had fun. The balcony is closed,&#39; actor Steve Martin Tweeted, in reaction to the news that Roger Ebert had passed away at age 70.    In his review of the 2006 film &#39;Pink Panther,&#39; published in the Chicago Sun Times, Ebert said about Steve Martin&#39;s performance as Jacques Clouseau: &#39;Even in purely physical scenes, something is missing. I think maybe the problem is that Steve Martin is sane, and cannot lose himself entirely to idiocy.&#39;   For Martin&#39;s 1992 film &#39;Leap of Faith,&#39; Ebert praised him for his role as Jonas Nightengale: &#39;The movie itself has considerable qualities, among them Martin&#39;s performance as Nightengale. This isn&#39;t the sleek, groomed, prosperous Steve Martin we&#39;ve seen in movies like &#39;L.A. Story.&#39; It&#39;s Martin as a seedy, desperate, bright, greedy man without hope. It&#39;s quite a performance, when the spirit takes him and he leaps about onstage, pumping energy into his lethargic audience with show-biz cunning.    &#40;Pictured: Steve Martin appears in an undated 2010 photo posted on his Twitter page.&#41; (twitter.com&#47;STEVEMARTINTOGO)</span></div>
April 4, 2013 5:13:11 PM PDT