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Chicago – The Chicago Critics Film Festival (Ccff) is a match made in Chicago heaven for those who treasure film 365 days a year. The Music Box Theater famously claims to be a year-round festival. By no coincidence, many of these Chicago critic guest hosts are such rampant moviegoers it’s like they’re trapped in their own perennial festival.

This diehard dedication to film’s quality – as shared by this institution and these disciples of Roger Ebert (who are all members of the Chicago Critics Film Association) – has now fused for the second-annual Chicago Critics Film Festival, which kicks off on Friday, May 9, 2014.

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Opening night includes the Chicago premiere of the new film “They Came Together” from David Wain (“Wet Hot American Summer,” “Role Models”), which stars Amy Poehler, »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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