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#418 October 26, 2021

Matt writes: Leonard Maltin's invaluable Movie Guides were IMDb before the dawn of the internet. I was always impressed by how he managed to capture the essence of a picture in only a few sentences, and now the iconic film critic has graced us with a memoir, Starstruck: My Unlikely Road to Hollywood, that is guaranteed to be a must-read for film buffs of all stripes.

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#417 October 12, 2021

Matt writes: Last month, the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival unveiled numerous pictures destined to be major players during this year's awards season, including Kenneth Branagh's Oscar hopeful, "Belfast."

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#415 September 14, 2021

Matt writes: Since last month marked the fortieth anniversary of Robert Redford's Sundance Institute, presented a special edition of Thumbnails featuring priceless articles penned by Roger Ebert, including the one he wrote about his first experience at the Institute in July of 1981.

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#414 August 31, 2021

Matt writes: Last week, publisher Chaz Ebert announced that this year's installment of Ebertfest, which was originally scheduled to run from September 8th through the 11th, will be postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The new dates for the festival will be April 20th through the 23rd in 2022.

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#412 August 3, 2021

Matt writes: publisher Chaz Ebert recently announced that Oscar-nominated French Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve will receive the TIFF Ebert Director Award at the 2021 TIFF Tribute Awards, which will take place during the 46th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival in September.