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Chris Rock Doesn't Care What Critics Say; Prefers 'Grown Ups' to 'The Artist'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • August 1, 2012 1:03 PM
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  • 2 Comments
"'Grown Ups' is better than 'The Artist,' and it’s better than 'The Artist' ’cause the audience says so."
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The Top Thirty Reasons We Love Making Lists

  • By Matt Singer
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  • August 1, 2012 11:31 AM
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  • 2 Comments
Why do cinephiles love making lists so much?

Criticwire Picks: 'Celeste and Jesse Forever' Heads a Small Slate

  • By Steve Greene
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  • August 1, 2012 10:06 AM
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  • 0 Comments
The relationship dramedy co-starring and co-written by actress Rashida Jones is the new release with the highest average rating from our Criticwire members.

VODetails: 'The Good Doctor'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 31, 2012 5:36 PM
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  • 0 Comments
Is this medical thriller worthy of your VODollars?

From the Wire: Big Directors, Bigger Franchises

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 31, 2012 3:03 PM
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  • 0 Comments
Who's more attached to franchises? Directors or studios?

The Original 'Total Recall' -- Classic or Crap?

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 31, 2012 11:13 AM
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  • 7 Comments
Get your ass to Mars. Or at least click through and read the piece.

From the Wire: Batman Begins, Empathy Ends

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 30, 2012 2:11 PM
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  • 1 Comment
Pop culture isn't to blame for James Holmes' attack in Colorado. But maybe it's affecting us anyway.

The Criticwire Survey: The Movie Title That Describes Your Life

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 30, 2012 9:43 AM
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  • 1 Comment
This week the critics pick a single title that sums up their entire life.

Weekend Reel Reads: Collaborations, Projectionists and the Film Olympics

  • By Steve Greene
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  • July 29, 2012 3:08 PM
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  • 0 Comments
This week's edition features a look at famous cinematographer-director pairings, the projectionists at the heart of the film/digital struggle and a hypothetical cinema-only version of the Olympic Games.

This Week on Criticwire: Lingering Thoughts on Gotham and 'Beasts'

  • By Steve Greene
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  • July 28, 2012 1:49 PM
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Sifting through the persisting critic-related issues surrounding "The Dark Knight Rises," we also looked back on a polarizing film and looked ahead toward canoe hijinks and discovering lost musical legends.

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