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Early 'Dark Knight Rises' Reviews Bat-Signal Another Critical Hit For Christopher Nolan

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 16, 2012 11:04 AM
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The first wave of reviews for the Christopher Nolan's final Batman film have hit the Internet.

The Criticwire Survey: Critical Mea Culpas

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 16, 2012 10:00 AM
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  • 12 Comments
This week the critics admit a movie they got wrong the first time around.

Bad Movies I Love

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 13, 2012 4:20 PM
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  • 4 Comments
Five titles you'll want to watch -- unless you're a weirdo who prefers "good" movies for some reason.
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For the Love of (Bad) Movies

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 13, 2012 3:49 PM
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On why we can't stop watching the worst movies.
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The Funniest Internet Commenter of the Week For Friday, July 13th

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 13, 2012 9:29 AM
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  • 5 Comments
"The title is a bit misleading as it is a personal opinion."

Another 'Margaret' Hater Flips For Its Extended Cut

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 12, 2012 4:45 PM
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  • 2 Comments
Before: "fiasco." After: "as close to a masterpiece as any movie in a decade."

'Dredd' Locks in Solid Reviews at Comic-Con Premiere

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 12, 2012 1:19 PM
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At the very least, the new version of the '2000 A.D.' anti-hero premiered in San Diego is better than the Stallone movie.

From the Wire: How It Feels to Get Panned

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 11, 2012 6:54 PM
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The screenwriter of "The O.J. Simpson Story" shares what it was like to get brutally panned.

A 'Margaret' Critic Reverses Himself

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 11, 2012 2:37 PM
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Kyle Smith says he now "partly disagrees" with his first review of Kenneth Lonergan's massive New York story.

Criticwire Picks: 'The Imposter' Sneaks to the Top

  • By Steve Greene
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  • July 11, 2012 1:25 PM
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After playing the festival circuit since Sundance, Bart Layton's stylized documentary ventures its way to theaters as this week's Criticwire Pick.

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