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Weekend Reel Reads: Extending the Film/Digital Debate

  • By Steve Greene
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  • May 20, 2012 5:44 PM
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In this edition, we look at an interview with the British Board of Film Classification, an examination of film/digital among blockbusters, an introduction to Film Crit Hulk and a collection of cinema-changing ideas.

Cannes Review Capsule: 'Lawless'

  • By Steve Greene
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  • May 19, 2012 4:10 PM
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This Week on Criticwire: Cannes Beginnings and Midnight Movies

  • By Steve Greene
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  • May 19, 2012 11:32 AM
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Our weekly look at the Criticwire stories of the week include the best of late-night cinema, the latest news in the "Margaret" saga and the beginning of the incoming flood of Cannes coverage.

VODetails: 'Entrance'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 18, 2012 4:30 PM
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Is this slow-burning indie horror flick worth your VODollars?

Barbed Wire: 'What to Expect When You're Expecting'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 18, 2012 2:00 PM
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This blog's crowning achievement: the best and funniest pans of the new baby mama drama (or comedy, whatever).

The Ten Types of Midnight Movies

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 18, 2012 10:35 AM
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Counting down the many kinds of late night cinematic spectacles.

Cannes Review Capsule: 'Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 17, 2012 3:14 PM
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How did this feature-length interview with the controversial director fare with Cannes critics?

Weird Pull Quote Theater: 'Hysteria'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 17, 2012 12:06 PM
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And now, it's time for another installment of Weird Pull Quote Theater!

Criticwire Picks: Russian Drama 'Elena' Celebrates Cannes-iversary

  • By Steve Greene
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  • May 17, 2012 11:14 AM
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Twelve months after its premiere, Andrey Zvyagintsev's latest headlines the week of new releases.

Cannes Review Capsule: 'Moonrise Kingdom'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 16, 2012 6:03 PM
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Wes Anderson's latest has premiered at Cannes. What do the critics think?

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