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Chaz Ebert sits in her late husband Roger's renowned recliner during the showing of "Life Itself" a documentary of Roger Ebert's life, that opened the 16th Annual Roger Ebert Film Festival at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign, Ill., on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, Robin Scholz) MANDATORY CREDIT (REV-SHARE)

Bronze statue of movie critic Roger Ebert to be unveiled during 'Ebertfest' film festival

CHICAGO - Roger Ebert's final blog posting last April ended with his hopeful sign-off, "I'll see you at the movies." The award-winning film critic died two days later. Visitors to the central Illinois theatre that hosts the annual "Ebertfest" film festival he started now may feel like they saw him at the movies. A life-sized bronze statue of the longtime Chicago Sun-Times critic will be formally…