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Weekend Reel Reads: Classic Directors, Fresh Faces and Slasher Send-Ups

  • By Steve Greene
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  • November 4, 2012 8:29 AM
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This week's collection of film-related stories spans from kung fu to Cory Matthews, from "Lincoln" to "The Lady Vanishes" (with a little bit of the Stones thrown in for good measure).

This Week on Criticwire: Skyfall Preparation Mode

  • By Steve Greene
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  • November 3, 2012 11:34 AM
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007 takes center stage this week, but we also have discussions on "Star Wars," subtitles and, as usual, the week's new releases.

'Star Wars' Fans Reacts to the Disney/ Lucasfilm News With Typical Restraint

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 2, 2012 4:49 PM
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"I dont want to be always negative but this is the worst thing that I never imagined for star wars."
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Is James Bond a Socialist?

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 2, 2012 12:24 PM
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  • 3 Comments
What does Bond have against small business owners (who just happen to want to rule the world)?
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VODetails: 'The Bay'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 2, 2012 10:12 AM
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Is this eco-horror movie worth your VODollars?
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Watch the Full Andrew Sarris Memorial

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 1, 2012 3:19 PM
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This tribute at the Walter Reade Theater in New York City includes speeches by Kent Jones and David Thomson.

From the Wire: Criticizing Your Own Movies

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 1, 2012 1:40 PM
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  • 4 Comments
What it means when an actor bashes one of the past works to promote a new one.

The Worst Bond Films Ever

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 1, 2012 11:30 AM
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  • 21 Comments
"Come, come Mr. Bond. Surely you can do better than these five films!"
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Criticwire Picks: "Flight" Benefits From Fresh Headwind

  • By Steve Greene
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  • October 31, 2012 12:34 PM
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Each week, this column takes a look at the way critics in our Criticwire network has been responding to upcoming releases. We've tweaked the format somewhat to go along with our new design, but as always, the column aims to sift through various reactions to give you an idea of your latest movie options.

Village Voice Hires Scott Foundas As Principal Film Writer

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 31, 2012 12:06 PM
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The former LA Weekly editor and current member of the programming staff at the Film Society of Lincoln Center starts his new job on December 3rd.

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