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Blinded by the Light, at its very best, captures the experience of being a fan, the pure exhilaration of it, and the sense of your…

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Matt Fagerholm is an Assistant Editor at RogerEbert.com and is a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association. He
spent four years writing film reviews and interviews for
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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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#360 August 6, 2019

Matt writes: Of all the films released so far in 2019, few are as head-over-heels in love with cinema as Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood." RogerEbert.com editor Brian Tallerico awarded the film four stars, while our contributor Katherine Tulich sat down with Tarantino and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie for an exclusive interview.

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#359 July 23, 2019

Matt writes: This Thursday, July 25th, and next Tuesday, July 30th, the 1979 classic, "The Muppet Movie," produced by Jim Henson and directed by James Frawley, will be returning to the big screen for its 40th anniversary, courtesy of Fathom Events. Roger Ebert was among the film's many admirers, as evidenced by his enthusiastic review. I had the tremendous honor of getting to interview one of my lifelong heroes, Dave Goelz (a.k.a. The Great Gonzo), about his experience working with Henson & Co. as well as the spiritual and philosophical power of The Muppets. We also discussed the upcoming Netflix series, "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance," which premieres on August 30th, and serves as a prequel to Henson's audacious 1982 fantasy, "The Dark Crystal" (Goelz performs in both).

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#358 July 9, 2019

Matt writes: Over this past Fourth of July weekend, we were saddened to learn of the passing of an enormously influential icon in the Chicago film community, Milos Stehlik (1949-2019), co-founder of Facets Multimedia, who passed away on Saturday at age 70. Chaz Ebert hailed him as one of cinema's biggest advocates and humanitarians.

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Valerie Weiss on her path to Hollywood; Emily Lape and Alison Hixon on "Mercy's Girl"; Alma Har'el's plan for female directors; Four-part "Hateful Eight"; Lisa Hanawalt and Raphael Bob-Waksberg.

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#357 June 25, 2019

Matt writes: A week ago today, we celebrated Roger Ebert's birthday by republishing various reviews and essays by the inimitable critic, as well as new installments in our "My Favorite Roger" series by Brian Tallerico, Nell Minow and Allison Shoemaker.

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