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Weird Pull Quote Theater: 'My Way' (Again!)

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 26, 2012 11:22 AM
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And now, it's time for another installment of Weird Pull Quote Theater!

Criticwire Picks: 'Searching for Sugar Man' Finds Strong Feedback

  • By Steve Greene
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  • July 26, 2012 8:54 AM
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Continuing the recent trend of high performing documentaries, the saga of 1970s folk singer Rodriguez leads this week's upcoming releases.

Who Does Bane From 'The Dark Knight Rises' Sound Like?

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 25, 2012 8:09 PM
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  • 93 Comments
Apparently, the correct answer is "a ton of different people." And maybe even a couple inanimate objects.

Meet the Members of the Locarno Critics Academy

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 25, 2012 3:45 PM
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Hear from the talented young critics who will be covering Locarno for us next week.

The Best 'Dark Knight Rises' Writing So Far

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 25, 2012 1:32 PM
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  • 2 Comments
After you see the movie, these are the pieces you have to read.

'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' Pro and Con: Weighing the Arguments Around the Most Divisive Movie of the Year

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 24, 2012 3:28 PM
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  • 4 Comments
The most polar movie of the year is also the most polarizing.

From the Wire: 'I'm Still Here' and the Brothers Phoenix

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 24, 2012 9:57 AM
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A great piece about the interplay between fiction, autobiography, and real life.

'Dark Knight Rises' Death Threats Now Inspiring Poetry

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 23, 2012 5:48 PM
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"This kind of insane behavior unquestionably / Merits a long look: / At least the Salman Rushdie fatwa involved / An entire book."

Fernando Meirelles Calls '360' Review "Irresponsible" and "Destructive"

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 23, 2012 12:40 PM
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The "City of God" director says a negative review of "360" from last year's Toronto Film Festival was "quite perverse."

The Criticwire Survey: Movie Theater Memories

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 23, 2012 10:01 AM
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  • 7 Comments
This week, the critics take a moment to remember what makes the movie theater a special place.

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