This past weekend, the aisle seats cleared for the last time on At the Movies
. Current hosts A.O. Scott and Michael Phillips wrapped it all up. But it was original hosts Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert who left a big mark on the show and on film commentary more broadly. TimeOut Chicago
's Hank Sartin, and IFC.com's
Alison Willmore reflect on the lasting effects of Siskel and Ebert and the state of film critics today.