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More Arguments in the Case of Film Versus Television

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 23, 2012 11:46 AM
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How TV traps viewers in "the middle" -- and how one film and TV show with the same title illustrate the divide between different forms of media.

The Criticwire Survey: Your Dream DVD Commentary

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 23, 2012 9:14 AM
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  • 7 Comments
Over 30 critics reveal what the film they'd love to record a DVD commentary for. Two of them picked "Showgirls."

Weekend Reel Reads: Selections from the Critics You Should Know

  • By Steve Greene
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  • April 22, 2012 1:40 PM
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This week's selection of weekend reading comes from the results of last week's Critics Deserving of Wider Recognition survey. Topics include "Jaws," "Serenity," filmmaker teachers and a very funny plot pastiche.

This Week on Criticwire: All Kinds of Recognition

  • By Steve Greene
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  • April 22, 2012 1:35 PM
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"Recognition" seems to have been the key word over the past few days on the Criticwire blog. Whether it's shining a light on underseen talent, joining in the congratulations of a fellow critic or looking back to see what films have fared well with our grading members, it has taken many readable forms.

J. Hoberman on Criticism in Crisis

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 20, 2012 3:59 PM
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In an interview with Cinema Scope magazine, the former Village Voice critic talks about his layoff and the state of film journalism.

In Honor of 420, Here's a Review of 'Avatar' Some Dude Wrote While He Was Stoned

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 20, 2012 11:59 AM
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You may need to be high yourself to understand what he's talking about.
More: Avatar

Weird Pull Quote Theater: 'My Way'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 20, 2012 10:43 AM
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There's something weird about this pull quote.

The Top 10 Critics To Follow on Twitter During Tribeca

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 19, 2012 6:25 PM
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With the Tribeca Film Festival underway, here are the Twitterers you should pay attention to for all the latest from lower Manhattan.

Tribeca Review Capsule: 'The Five-Year Engagement'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 19, 2012 11:43 AM
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Tribeca opened last night with the new film from the team behind "Forgetting Sarah Marshall." So how was it?

No One Hates 'Star Wars' Quite Like A 'Star Wars' Fan

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 18, 2012 6:41 PM
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  • 4 Comments
The Force will be with you...AND FOR THAT WE WILL HATE YOU FOREVER.
More: Star Wars

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