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This Week on Criticwire: The Pre-Skyfall Finishing Touches

  • By Steve Greene
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  • November 11, 2012 11:39 AM
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As stateside moviegoers get a chance to catch up with the newest Bond film, we have multiple look backs at some of the best installments, the curious global translations and the different reactions to those less enamored.

Elliott Stein (1928-2012)

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 9, 2012 5:11 PM
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  • 2 Comments
The longtime critic and scholar was

From the Wire: Stanley Kubrick, the Elephantine Termite

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 9, 2012 3:03 PM
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A clever turn of phrase used to pinpoint the precise pleasures of Stanley Kubrick's unusual aesthetic.

The Best Bond Films Ever

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 9, 2012 12:48 PM
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  • 6 Comments
And just for the occasion let's pick seven films instead of five.

Criticwire's Year-End Movie Cheat Sheet

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 8, 2012 1:59 PM
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  • 17 Comments
Our running list of all the 2012 movies you need to see before you make your top ten list.

VODetails: 'Save the Date'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 8, 2012 10:01 AM
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Criticwire Picks: Surprise! It's 'Skyfall.' Plus: How To Avoid 'Starlet' Spoilers

  • By Steve Greene
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  • November 7, 2012 3:47 PM
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We knew from the first wave of "Skyfall" reviews that this film would be a positive entry into the Bond canon. Weeks later, it's the current pick of the week for this week's roundup of activity among critics in the Criticwire network.

Angry 'Skyfall' Commenters React to Negative Reviews As If Sky Was Actually Falling

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 7, 2012 2:52 PM
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  • 4 Comments
"It's people like you that make 'Skyfall' drop from 95% to 94%."

The Bond Foreign Language Title Quiz

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 7, 2012 11:46 AM
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Test your knowledge (and ability to figure out random foreign titles). Winner gets an Aston Martin*. (*Offer void on the Internet)

Bondanomics: The Latest 007 Rankings From Around the Web

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 6, 2012 5:51 PM
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  • 2 Comments
If you haven't gotten enough Bond coverage at Criticwire, every website on the Internet weighs in with their own 007 rankings.
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