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The Decline of Western Civilzation: The Party Years

  • By Matt Singer
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  • August 28, 2012 12:40 PM
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  • 2 Comments
Something about "Project X" made me feel deeply, deeply sad.
More: Project X

No One Tell the Film Industry About This Business Selling Fake Positive Book Reviews

  • By Matt Singer
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  • August 27, 2012 1:14 PM
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  • 2 Comments
For $99, GettingBookReviews.com would review your book, sight unseen.

The Criticwire Survey: Fall's Must-See Movies

  • By Matt Singer
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  • August 27, 2012 10:05 AM
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  • 3 Comments
This week, the critics tell us what movies they're most looking forward to this fall. They have a clear favorite, too.

Weekend Reel Reads: Mailer, Kael and Ruiz

  • By Steve Greene
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  • August 26, 2012 12:48 PM
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  • 1 Comment
This week's collection features a consideration of the films of Norman Mailer, a tribute to the prose style of Pauline Kael and a closer look at how Raul Ruiz' final film came to fruition.

This Week on Criticwire: Tributes, Tips and Considerations of the Future

  • By Steve Greene
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  • August 25, 2012 2:53 PM
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  • 1 Comment
While industry members across the globe took time to remember the legacy of Tony Scott, this week also brought a handful of helpful reminders for working and aspiring critics alike.

From the Wire: Critics as Situational Hitters

  • By Matt Singer
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  • August 24, 2012 5:19 PM
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  • 1 Comment
"Criticism, if it’s worth anything at all, is, first of all, self-criticism."

Don't Believe: Beware 'The Apparition,' the Most Misleading Trailer of the Year

  • By Matt Singer
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  • August 24, 2012 12:59 PM
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  • 1 Comment
Fair warning: the movie you want to see is not the movie you'll get.

VODetails: 'Solomon Kane'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • August 24, 2012 10:04 AM
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  • 0 Comments
Is this fantasy swashbuckler worth your VODollars?

From the Wire: Awkward Moviegoing Experiences

  • By Matt Singer
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  • August 23, 2012 5:37 PM
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  • 21 Comments
What's the weirdest thing you've seen in a theater?

Our Favorite Crazy (Directors') Votes in the Sight & Sound Greatest Film Poll

  • By Matt Singer
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  • August 23, 2012 12:30 PM
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  • 6 Comments
We already held the critics' feet to the fire over their craziest votes, so it's only fair to do the same to the directors.

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