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Warning! I am about to indulge in “old movie fan privilege,” whatever that is. I was accused of that once by someone whose Twitter feed was filled with nothing but complaints, so I didn’t take it personally nor seriously. 508 more words

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A Tour of the Historic Chicago Theater with Drew Perfilio

I’m thinking, Sinatra stood here.

I’m also thinking, I can’t believe I used to work here.

Drew Perfilio walks me across the stage. Eleven years ago, we both worked out in the lobby, tending bar. 1,110 more words

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#14: Life Itself (2014)

Director: Steve James
Documentary
2h; R
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Anyone who writes about film owes a debt to the critic Roger Ebert- especially this guy- and all I can do is dream of achieving what Ebert did.

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In fact, Cannonball Run II. I used to pick that as the worst movie ever made. – Gene Siskel http://ift.tt/1Sv48D7

Gene Siskel

17 Essential Film Critics on Film Criticism

In his recently published book Better Living Through Criticism, “an impassioned plea to consider films as the complex works of art they are,” New York Times… 2,080 more words

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