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Criticwire Picks: 'Rust and Bone,' 'Bad 25' and 'Central Park Five' Top a Crowded Holiday Weekend

  • By Steve Greene
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  • November 21, 2012 10:13 AM
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Another literary adaptation tops this week's new releases, but a pair of Thanksgiving Day documentaries tie in second place.

VODetails: 'The Fitzgerald Family Christmas'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 21, 2012 10:05 AM
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Is Edward Burns' latest film worth your VODollars?
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From the Wire: The 'Hitchcock' Fact-Check

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 20, 2012 5:43 PM
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Comparing the new movie to the book it was based on.

Actually, Pauline Kael Did Occasionally Watch Movies More Than Once

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 20, 2012 2:29 PM
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An interesting tidbit that came out of our Criticwire panel discussion at the Digital Hollywood Summit.

Listen to a Criticwire Panel Discussion on the State of Film Criticism in the Digital Age

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 20, 2012 10:47 AM
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Featuring Richard Brody, Owen Gleiberman, Eric Kohn, Jenni Miller, and yours truly.

Editor Dismisses Film Critic, Claiming Movies "Robbed America of its Manliness"

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 19, 2012 3:22 PM
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"I have no interest in reviewing such movies," says Niagara Falls Reporter publisher Frank Parlato.

'The Comedy' Director Calls Out Critics For "Insulting and Irresponsible" Reviews

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 19, 2012 12:15 PM
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"That a critic for a respected newspaper demand a director insert condemnations of immoral or aberrant behavior into a film is frightening."

The Criticwire Survey: Underrated Hitchcock

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 19, 2012 10:03 AM
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Which Hitchcock movie doesn't get enough acclaim? The critics weigh in.

Weekend Reel Reads: Origins of Cameras and Characters

  • By Steve Greene
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  • November 18, 2012 2:47 PM
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On this week's edition of great film-related stories around the web, we have pieces on camera movements, compositions and the screenplays that never got produced.

This Week on Criticwire: How Much is Too Much?

  • By Steve Greene
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  • November 18, 2012 10:42 AM
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Whether it's the amount of reviews for a well-respected publication, the extent to which we should consider someone's effort when judging their final product, or the equality of criticism aimed at child performers, this week was mostly about degrees.

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