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D.C. Critics Love 'Zero Dark Thirty' Too

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 11, 2012 9:01 AM
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  • 1 Comment

'Hobbit' Fans React to the Desolation of Critics

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 10, 2012 1:56 PM
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  • 3 Comments
"What is the point of a 'critic'. The DT pays this prole to pontificate his opinion of a film."

The Criticwire Survey: The Movie Critics Got Wrong in 2012

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 10, 2012 10:05 AM
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  • 12 Comments
Over or underrated -- what's the one movie the critics got wrong in 2012? The Survey weighs in.

Film Critics in Boston, Los Angeles, and New York (Online) Pick Their Favorites of 2012

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 10, 2012 8:36 AM
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Los Angeles critics pick "Amour" while Boston and New York online critics love "Zero Dark Thirty."

Boston Online Film Critics Give Four to 'Zero Dark Thirty'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 9, 2012 2:21 PM
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  • 0 Comments
"ZDT" wins Best Picture, Director, Actress, and Editing

Weekend Reel Reads: Brazil, Belief and Outer Space

  • By Steve Greene
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  • December 9, 2012 12:13 PM
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  • 3 Comments
A film festival on the Amazon, a universe-encompassing short film and the connection between Suraj Sharma and Jimmy Stewart: another roundup of this week's film-related stories from around the web.

This Week on Criticwire: The Next Wave of Year-End Praise

  • By Steve Greene
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  • December 9, 2012 9:44 AM
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Critics groups awards season is upon us and with them come scores of early reviews for the films destined to overtake theaters nationwide in 2012's final weeks.

This Week's Year-End Catch-Up Capsules

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 7, 2012 2:57 PM
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  • 2 Comments
A superb doc, a new film from a Korean master, and an amazing new dance movie you can watch for free online.

Criticwire Picks: Like 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'? 'Tchoupitoulas' is Another Successful Trip to New Orleans

  • By Steve Greene
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  • December 7, 2012 11:22 AM
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Months after "Beasts of the Southern Wild" reached its theatrical apex, Criticwire Picks returns to the Crescent City to look at the extremely positive reactions to the Ross Brothers' new documentary. Plus: a new documentary available on Netflix Instant, possible future successes with audiences and another "A+" film from the past.

Barbed Wire: 'Playing For Keeps'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 7, 2012 10:56 AM
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The best lines from the worst reviews of the new Gerard Butler rom-com.

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