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Peter Howell has been a movie critic for 27 of his 49 years as a journalist, writing for the Toronto Star, Canada's largest newspaper. Prior to this he was the Star's rock critic. Howell is the past president and co-founder of the Toronto Film Critics Association. He is a voting member of the Critics Choice Association (aka Broadcast Film Critics Association), He's a regular attendee at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the Cannes Film Festival and the Sundance Film Festival. 


Margaret Bream, who has a particular interest in movies about nature and the environment, began attending the TIFF, Cannes and Sundance festivals in 1997. She has been a journalist for 43 years. For the past 23 years, she has been an editor at the Toronto Star.

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