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The Criticwire Survey: Your Least Favorite Movie By Your Favorite Director

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 11, 2013 11:00 AM
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  • 14 Comments
Even greats make mistakes. That's the subject of this week's Criticwire Survey.

Weekend Reel Reads: Classic Photographers, Female Directors and Cronenberg the Seer

  • By Steve Greene
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  • March 10, 2013 2:43 PM
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  • 0 Comments
Reel Reads is a regular feature that gathers lengthier stories related to the world of film criticism you may have missed during the week. If there's anything you think would be ideal for future installments, please let us know at critic@indiewire.com.

From the Wire: A Next-Gen Film Criticism Symposium

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 8, 2013 3:45 PM
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  • 0 Comments
A sampling of critics under the age of 35 talk about what it means to be a film critic in 2013.

Division Division: 'Oz: The Great and Powerful'

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • March 8, 2013 3:02 PM
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  • 0 Comments
The most divisive movie of the week is the new film from director Sam Raimi.

Study Finds Angry Comments Shape Readers' Interpretations of Online Stories

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 8, 2013 12:10 PM
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  • 2 Comments
Rude Internet commenters aren't just lowering the level of discourse for all of us -- they're also shaping the way we think.

The Wizard of Oz Vs. Army of Darkness

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 8, 2013 11:37 AM
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  • 5 Comments
Sam Raimi's new film is a fairly faithful prequel to "The Wizard of Oz" and a kind of insanely faithful kid-friendly remake of the third "Evil Dead" movie.
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The Review Report for Friday, March 8th

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • March 8, 2013 10:26 AM
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  • 0 Comments

From the Wire: Book Critic Apologizes For His "Bitter" Reviews

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 7, 2013 5:53 PM
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  • 4 Comments
Alexander Nazaryan admits that when he trashed some books in The Village Voice what he was really doing was venting his frustrations about his own struggling career as a novelist.

VidCritz: When the Fourth Wall Breaks

  • By Steve Greene
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  • March 7, 2013 2:53 PM
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  • 1 Comment
Psst! Hey you! Yeah, I'm talking to you. Here's a compilation of some of film's most memorable fourth-wall breaks.
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Writing For Free, Paying the Price

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 7, 2013 2:37 PM
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  • 6 Comments
Should film journalists be willing to worth for nothing?

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