This year’s Pre-Oscar Awards Movie Discussion Event will address the year's standout female performances, stories about people of color and women's experiences, and more -- informed by the 2021 Oscar nominations as well as those who were snubbed.
Our speaker is Matt Pais, a professional writer, interviewer and author who spent 11 years as the movie critic and music editor for the Chicago Tribune’s RedEye, interviewing hundreds of celebrities and reviewing more than 2,000 movies. He was also a contributing movie critic for four years on NBC-5 Chicago, for three years on WCIU’s “You and Me This Morning” and for two years on WGN radio. He has been a member of the Chicago Film Critics Association since 2006. A native of Deerfield, Illinois, Matt majored in journalism at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and now lives in the Chicago suburbs with his wife and son. Find more information, reviews and videos at mattpais.com.
Note: This event is scheduled as CST
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