He critiqued "To the Wonder", a film by a director Terrence Malick. Ebert held Malick's work in great esteem.
Ebert gives the love story, starring Ben Affleck, three-and-a-half stars.
The movie opens on April 19.
Funeral services for Ebert will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Holy Name Cathedral.
Fans of the film critic will be allowed to attend but seating will be limited.