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Darren Aronofsky Says Negative Variety Review Sent 'The Fountain' into a "Tailspin"

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 6, 2012 10:09 AM
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  • 4 Comments
In an interview from the Marrakesh International Film Festival, Aronofsky says the review "bothered" him.

'Glengarry Glen Ross' Broadway Revival Accused of Trying to 'Avoid Critical Scrutiny'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 5, 2012 2:37 PM
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  • 0 Comments
Times theater critic Charles Isherwood says he believes this new production of David Mamet's brilliant play pushed back its opening keep critics from reviewing it.
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'Taken 2' Ad Banned By UK Watchdog Group For Alleged Use of Fake Critics' Quotes

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 5, 2012 12:54 PM
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  • 0 Comments
The commercial featured ads attributed to a newspaper whose review didn't contain any of the cited quotes.

The Problem With 'Worst of the Year' Lists

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 5, 2012 10:04 AM
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  • 8 Comments
Let's be honest: no one sees all the real contenders for the worst movie of the year.

VODetails: 'Dying to Do Letterman'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 4, 2012 12:50 PM
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  • 0 Comments
Is this doc about a struggling comedian worth your VODollars?
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Watch the First Review of 'Django Unchained' (That We've Found, Anyway)

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 4, 2012 10:12 AM
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  • 48 Comments
It's from Movies.com's Schmoes Know Movies Show.

Early 'Hobbit' Reviews Hit the Internet

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 4, 2012 12:41 AM
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  • 0 Comments
So far, the first reviews are an unexpected mixed bag.

'Zero Dark Thirty' Tops New York Film Critics Circle Awards

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 3, 2012 3:17 PM
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  • 0 Comments
Voting took place earlier today in New York City.

Sight & Sound Critics Poll Picks 'The Master'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 3, 2012 11:31 AM
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  • 0 Comments
Approximately 100 critics polled by the British Film Institute named Paul Thomas Anderson's film the best of 2012.

The Criticwire Survey: The Best Performance of the Year

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 3, 2012 10:03 AM
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  • 3 Comments
Forget actors or actresses, lead or supporting. Just take one, a single best performance of 2012. Here, the critics make their picks.

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