Criticwire

This is Not a Four Star Review

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 13, 2012 11:02 AM
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  • 1 Comment
Should "important" movies get more stars?

From the Wire: Bye Bye Celluloid, Hello Digital

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 12, 2012 5:34 PM
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  • 3 Comments
Studios are rushing to switch from celluloid to digital. It could mean big trouble for everyone else.

Weird Pull Quote Theater: 'Damsels in Distress'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 12, 2012 11:42 AM
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  • 0 Comments
Prepare to luxuriate (in) another weird movie ad pull quote.

Early 'Avengers' Reactions on Twitter All Extremely Positive

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 12, 2012 1:52 AM
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  • 0 Comments
As if nerds weren't looking forward to May 4 enough already.

Escalation in the American Action Film

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 11, 2012 2:46 PM
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  • 14 Comments
American action films have gotten too big for their athletic-fit britches.

Criticwire Picks: 'Cabin in the Woods' Tops a Busy Weekend

  • By Steve Greene
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  • April 11, 2012 12:55 PM
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  • 0 Comments
At least among members of Indiewire's Criticwire Network, "The Cabin in the Woods" is one of the best reviewed movies so far this year. The only catch is that most critics don't want to spoil it.

Critics Who Hate 'The Cabin in the Woods' Love to Spoil 'The Cabin in the Woods'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 11, 2012 12:04 PM
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  • 8 Comments
If you're checking out "Cabin in the Woods" reviews and you're hoping not to be spoiled, you better hope the critic you're reading liked the movie.

The Film Critic Who Had to Review His Brother's Movie

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 10, 2012 8:07 PM
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  • 1 Comment
Well, what would YOU do if your brother wrote a movie and asked your honest opinion? Lie?!? Okay, yeah, you would probably lie. But not Scott MacDonald.

Retro/Active: 20 Years of 'The Player'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 10, 2012 2:18 PM
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  • 0 Comments
One writer's look back at perhaps the greatest Hollywood satire of all time.

A Movie Review Show With Pretensions

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 10, 2012 11:51 AM
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  • 0 Comments
A new movie review show -- on YouTube -- looks to revitalize the classic crosstalk format.

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