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An Inconceivable 'Princess Bride' Reunion at New York Film Festival

  • By Corey O'Connell
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  • October 8, 2012 11:30 AM
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Plus: William Goldman and Rob Reiner talk about their dreams for a "Princess Bride" sequel.

The Criticwire Survey: Films About Filmmaking

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 8, 2012 10:08 AM
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  • 4 Comments
This week in our survey, critics name the best movies about movies in honor of "Argo" and "Seven Psychopaths."

Weekend Reel Reads: Digging Deeper in Familiar Territory

  • By Steve Greene
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  • October 7, 2012 9:46 AM
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Although some of this week's stories inhabit categories that might sound familiar, each piece brings a new perspective for your weekend perusal.

This Week on Criticwire: Academy Writing and Landscape Surveying

  • By Steve Greene
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  • October 6, 2012 10:19 AM
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As the NYFF festivities continue, there are a number of other subjects that populated the blog this week, including looks at sequels, expectations and the potential Criterions of tomorrow.

YouTube Aesthetics Invade Film Festival Documentaries

  • By Alec Kubas-Meyer
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  • October 5, 2012 2:20 PM
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Comparing two very unusual new documentaries -- "Room 237" and "Leviathan" -- which bear two very different influences from YouTube filmmaking.

VODetails: 'Decoding Deepak'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 5, 2012 12:39 PM
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Is this documentary about Deepak Chopra worth your VODollars?

The Least Plausible Sequels of All Time

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 5, 2012 9:50 AM
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Inspired by "Taken 2," a list of some of the funniest and most implausible sequels ever wrought by human hands.

Watch J. Hoberman Discuss the State of 21st Century Cinema

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 4, 2012 5:13 PM
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...in this video from the Milwaukee Film Festival.

From the Wire: P.T. Anderson's Sad Decline (of Amazing Movies)

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 4, 2012 3:18 PM
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  • 7 Comments
Why it's okay he's never made another movie as good as "Boogie Nights" -- and probably never will.

Siri Now Reviews Movies (Sort Of)

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 4, 2012 10:47 AM
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Oh great, now Apple wants to put film critics out of work too.

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