Roger Ebert was such a writer. His work was always a delight to read, and it had an inspirational quality to it that made every reader want to be a better writer of their own.

There’s nothing seemingly extraordinary about his review in passing of the Tron: Legacy soundtrack, but it stuck with me and has become one of my favorite lines of his:

It might not be safe to play this soundtrack in the car.

April 4, 2013