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The balcony is closed

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 25, 2008

Nice remembrance from Roger Ebert on the end of the long-running At the Movies show.

One thing we never did, apart from an occasional special show, was depart from the format: Two critics debating the week’s new movies. No “advance looks” at trailers for movies we hadn’t even seen. No celebrity interviews. No red carpet sound bites. Just two guys talking about the movies. At one point, our show and two clones were on the air simultaneously. Then we were left alone again: The only show on TV that would actually tell you if we thought a movie was bad.
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