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Rotten Tomatoes Teams With Sirius XM for Radio Show

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 31, 2012 10:14 AM
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  • 1 Comment
"Rotten Tomatoes Radio" premieres on June 7th.

Paramount Pictures, Then and Now

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 30, 2012 3:23 PM
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  • 1 Comment
You're not going to find a more illuminating juxtaposition about the evolution of Hollywood studios than these two articles.

Criticwire Picks: "5 Broken Cameras" Signals Good Week for Festival Docs

  • By Steve Greene
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  • May 30, 2012 3:14 PM
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  • 0 Comments

Early 'Prometheus' Reactions Find Signs of Intelligent Life in Ridley Scott's Sci-Fi Return

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 30, 2012 9:28 AM
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  • 5 Comments
With this kinda-sorta prequel to the original 'Alien' opening overseas this Friday, the reviews have started trickling in.
More: Prometheus

From the Wire: 'Battleship''s Less-Than-Pinpoint Accuracy

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 30, 2012 8:34 AM
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'Battleship': as accurate to naval life as any movie about Taylor Kitsch versus space aliens at sea is ever going to get.

From the Wire: The Michael Jordan of Movie Stars

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 29, 2012 2:59 PM
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  • 2 Comments
Will Smith played Muhammad Ali, but his career shares a lot more in common with the greatest hoops player of all time.

Criticwire at Cannes: The Top Films and Performances Poll

  • By Steve Greene
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  • May 29, 2012 12:58 PM
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  • 7 Comments
"Amour" and "Holy Motors" close out Cannes as the Criticwire favorites, but what gangsters and singers also made the best of the festival lists? And which films drew both applause and disappointment?

Runtime: The Movies' Secret Spoiler

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 29, 2012 11:38 AM
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What's the one spoiler that every movie has and no one talks about? Answer: its runtime.
More: Spoilers

Why People Love When Critics Hate

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 28, 2012 2:45 PM
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  • 1 Comment
Negative reviews always get more traffic than positive ones. Why?

The Criticwire Survey: Old Directors, New Technology

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 28, 2012 9:50 AM
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  • 4 Comments
In this week's survey, the critics pick the one great late filmmakers they'd most like to see alive today, working with modern technology.

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