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Hang the Film Canon On Your Wall With This Awesome Poster

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 14, 2012 10:06 AM
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100 years. 20 genres. 2000 films. One big honking poster.

From the Wire: Does The New York Times Review Too Many Movies?

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 13, 2012 2:51 PM
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  • 9 Comments
Is the sheer quantity of film reviews each week in the paper of record drowning out the quality films?

How Should Critics Review Child Actors?

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 13, 2012 12:16 PM
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  • 4 Comments
There's really just one least favorite part of this gig: Reviewing the work of child actors.

VODetails: 'Vamps'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 13, 2012 10:03 AM
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Is this vampire horror comedy worth your VODollars?
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From the Wire: A Jewish Lincoln?

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 12, 2012 1:36 PM
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  • 2 Comments
Does the new biopic by Steven Spielberg turn the Great Emanicpator into the Great Oy-manicpator?

Republican Election Woes Blamed on "Pauline Kaelism"

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 12, 2012 11:32 AM
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The whole thing stems from Kael's famous comment on Richard Nixon's reelection in 1972.

The Criticwire Survey: Movie Mulligans

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 12, 2012 10:04 AM
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  • 1 Comment
What 2012 movie with an interesting premise and poor execution deserves a do-over? The critics make their picks in our weekly survey.

Weekend Reel Reads: Money, Festivals and (Yes) Star Wars

  • By Steve Greene
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  • November 11, 2012 12:19 PM
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Longer pieces about the significance and logistics of "Star Wars" may persist far beyond 2015, but this week we have additional stories about festivals, finance and the man who made Bond look better than ever.

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

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