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The Least Plausible Sequels of All Time

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 5, 2012 9:50 AM
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  • 2 Comments
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.

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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  • 1 Comment
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

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