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Those Were the Days of Heaven: Ebertfest 2013, Day One

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 19, 2013 12:06 AM
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The first night of this year's festival included Terrence Malick's "Days of Heaven" and a special sing-a-long tribute to the late Roger Ebert.

The New Ebertfest App Gets Two Thumbs Up

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 18, 2013 10:45 AM
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The app is 50% off during Ebertfest, which runs through Sunday.

Division Division: 'Simon Killer'

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • April 18, 2013 10:02 AM
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Still haven't seen the latest from Antonio Campos? Reviews from members of our Criticwire network tell you why you should (or possibly shouldn't) seek it out.

New and Reviewed on DVD/Blu-Ray: 'Django Unchained,' 'Save The Date,' and 'Dragon'

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • April 17, 2013 11:02 AM
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It may appear we have a hit a home-video lull, but a closer look reveals that this is easily the strongest release for the market this month. In addition first major home video release this month with "Django Unchained," a couple more features have garnered positive reviews despite not receiving the same level of attention during their initial release. Admittedly, though, it becomes slim pickings in a hurry.

Criticwire TV: 'Mad Men' Disappoints, 'Game of Thrones' Delivers & More

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • April 17, 2013 10:44 AM
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With "Mad Men" airing its second episode last Sunday, the psychologizing of Don Draper continues, although this week's episode ("The Collaborators") made that task a bit easier than usual -- at least according to the consternation of some critics. A flashback of Don watching his widowed stepmother sleep with Mack (Morgan Rusler) has been interpreted in several reviews as an answer to Don's business-like approach to relationships.

Stand in the Lobby and Talk: Honoring Roger Ebert at Ebertfest 2013

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 17, 2013 10:05 AM
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I'm on my way to Eberfest, to watch movies and to talk.

VODetails: 'Tchoupitoulas'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 16, 2013 4:16 PM
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Is this indie drama from South by Southwest worth your VODollars? (Spoiler alert: YES.)
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Barbed Wire: 'Scary Movie V'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 16, 2013 2:39 PM
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The best lines from the worst reviews of the new horror spoof.

The Tribeca 2013 Criticwire Cheat Sheet

  • By Steve Greene
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  • April 16, 2013 1:16 PM
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Tribeca Film Festival
Our complete list of all the films playing at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, complete with links to film pages so that you can follow along with all the coverage.

You Must Possess Criterion's New 'Repo Man' Blu-ray

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 16, 2013 11:23 AM
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Alex Cox's cult classic comes to Blu-ray for the first time.

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