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Criticwire Picks: "The House I Live In" Headlines a Packed, Promising Weekend

  • By Steve Greene
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  • October 3, 2012 1:19 PM
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Eugene Jarecki's look at America's drug war tops a full and varied list of critical successes finally making their way to theaters.

Holy Celluloid Versus Digital Passion

  • By Peter Labuza
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  • October 3, 2012 12:25 PM
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Comparing the representations of digital filmmaking in a trio of New York Film Festival selections

Reports of Film Culture's Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 3, 2012 9:58 AM
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  • 8 Comments
Or: The Film Critics of Yesterday

From the Wire: A, Um, Handy Guide to the Year's "Kinky" Oscar Movies

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 2, 2012 4:56 PM
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Kinky sex and prestige movies go, er, hand in hand this Oscar season.

Total Recall or Total Denial? How a New Interview Reveals the Subtext of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Movies

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 2, 2012 10:24 AM
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  • 1 Comment
The book is called "Total Recall." The actor's mentality is anything but.

Words of Wisdom From the Critics Academy

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 1, 2012 12:49 PM
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  • 2 Comments

The Criticwire Survey: Most-Wanted Criterions

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 1, 2012 10:13 AM
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  • 29 Comments
This week, the critics reveal which title they most want released by the prestigious DVD and Blu-ray company.

Weekend Reel Reads: Bodybuilders, Bibles, Bengals and Bond

  • By Steve Greene
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  • September 30, 2012 10:29 AM
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This week provided a wealth of film-related stories, and we've compiled some of the best ones here.

VODetails: 'Pusher'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 29, 2012 3:32 PM
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Is this remake of Nicolas Winding Refn's breakthrough film worth your VODollars?

'Holy Motors' Tops Criticwire's Fantastic Fest Critics Poll

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 28, 2012 4:23 PM
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