Beyond their good works, Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel's TV showcase helped simplify film criticism, bringing a gladiatorial thumbs-up or thumbs-down ruthlessness to such analysis. It was also a handy…
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Ang Lee's "Brokeback Mountain" and Philip Seymour Hoffman starrer "Capote" both made the American Film Institute's list of the year's top 10 films. And in a season chockfull of serious-minded…