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Peter Howell

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Toronto Star
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Peter Howell is movie critic for The Toronto Star, Canada's largest daily newspaper. His reviews, interviews and columns are also posted on, the paper's popular website. Howell has been movie critic since 1996. Prior to that, he was The Star's pop critic. He has been a published journalist since 1976. In 2014, Howell published "Movies I Can't Live Without," a collection of his reviews of favorite films, available in ebook and print formats.