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Last updated 12/26/2018 at Noon
In the mid-1970s, the late Pleistocene era, just as we were crawling out from under the Ice Age and practically nobody had cable TV, a local PBS station in Chicago began airing a monthly show featuring a couple of newspaper film critics.
It was eventually named “Sneak Previews,” and in a few years it was national, weekly, and the most popular show on public television.
The critics were Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel, writers for rival Chicago papers (again, this was a very long time ago), and the show became must-viewing for anyone interested in movies.
Ebert was a Pulitzer Prize winner...