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Roger Ebert
Roger Joseph Ebert was the all-time best-known, most successful movie critic in cinema history, when one thinks of his establishing a rapport with both serious cineastes and the movie-going public and reaching more movie fans via television and print than any other critic. He became the first and only movie critic to win a Pulitzer Prize (it would be 28 years before another film critic...
“ Pulitzer prize winning film critic, author, TV personality ” - gordytheghoul
 
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Robert Osborne
Robert Osborne was the host on Turner Classic Movies from its inception in 1994, in large part due to his deep and abiding love and knowledge of film. Osborne got his start working for Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. The ever-perspicacious Ball suggested that Osborne combine his interest in classic film and training in journalism...
“ Turner Classics Movies host, film historian ” - gordytheghoul
 
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“ Film Historian, film critic, director-producer of documentaries about film ” - gordytheghoul
 
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Rudy Behlmer
Rudy Behlmer was born and raised in San Francisco, California. He has had a strong interest in the history and evolution of motion pictures since childhood when he began filming his own miniature dramas. He served two years in the Naval Air Corps, then was a Theatre Arts major at Los Angeles City College and Pasadena Playhouse College...
“ Film Historian, author ” - gordytheghoul
 
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Martin Scorsese
Martin Charles Scorsese was born on November 17, 1942 in Queens, New York City, to Catherine Scorsese (née Cappa) and Charles Scorsese, who both worked in Manhattan's garment district, and whose families both came from Palermo, Sicily. He was raised in the neighborhood of Little Italy, which later provided the inspiration for several of his films...
“ Filmmaker, film expert ” - gordytheghoul
 
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“ Film noir expert, author ” - gordytheghoul
 
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Quentin Tarantino
Writer, Pulp Fiction
Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old. In January of 1992...
“ Filmmaker, film expert ” - gordytheghoul
 
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“ Film critic ” - gordytheghoul
 
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“ Film critic ” - gordytheghoul
 
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“ Film critic, TV personality

we miss you Gene ” - gordytheghoul
 
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“ Film critic, TV personality ” - gordytheghoul
 
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“ Film critic, author ” - gordytheghoul
 
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“ Film critic ” - gordytheghoul