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Matt Fagerholm is an Assistant Editor at Ebert
Publishing and is a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association. He
spent four years writing film reviews and interviews for
HollywoodChicago.com and has contributed to a variety of publications
including Time Out Chicago, The A.V. Club and Magill's Cinema Annual. His writing/editing experience includes serving as Assistant A&E Editor at the Columbia Chronicle and a full-time writer at the Woodstock Independent. He is a monthly guest on Vocalo radio's The Morning AMp program, and is also the founder of Indie Outlook, a blog and podcast featuring
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Valerie Weiss on "A Light Beneath Their Feet"; Death of the video store; Stephen Cone on "Home for the Holidays"; Chatting with Kartemquin's Gordon Quinn; "Mustang" director Deniz Gamze Ergüven.
The greatest actor alive: Max Von Sydow; Conversations with ISIS fighters; There are Christian terrorists; Greg Berlanti's DC Comics TV shows; Why Othello is black.
Deborah Kampmeier on "SPLit"; How the Bushes misunderstood Cheney; First 10 minutes of 500 movies; Daisy Ridley chats with Carrie Fisher; Fear the chick flick.
Undocumented dreamers; Karl Glusman on "Love"; John Sayles on "Eight Men Out"; Massive hacking of prisoner phone calls; The horror of "Room."
Why comic books are radical; How Franklin was born; The Monkees's "Head"; Burt Reynolds has some regrets; The "Ishtar" effect.
An interview with "James White" director Josh Mond and star Christopher Abbott.
Why Tarantino shouldn't apologize; Gender-flipped "Ocean's Eleven"; "Mulholland Dr." is a movie and a TV show; Trumbo sisters are proud of their father; Why old women are the face of evil.
Moira Walley-Beckett’s dreary STARZ series borrows many of its melodramatic clichés from Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan.”
Nighthawks at the cinema; Rebecca Parrish on "Radical Grace"; Suicide harder to read than murder; John Carpenter on "Vampires"; "Sicario" not yet a reality.
Guillermo del Toro's key theme; Silent frame rates and DCP; Exciting news from Sheila O'Malley; New "Star Wars" music; Unsinkable Effie Brown.