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Weekend Reel Reads: The Origins of Aliens, Drivers and One Scary Shark

  • By Steve Greene
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  • June 17, 2012 9:09 PM
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This week's octet of stories from around the web deals almost primarily with the beginning. In some cases, it's the genesis of a franchise, but in others, it's the spark that leads to a celebrated life in film.

This Week on Criticwire: Previews, Prospective Critics and Protecting the Art Form

  • By Steve Greene
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  • June 16, 2012 12:05 PM
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In Praise of 'Commando'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 15, 2012 3:08 PM
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  • 2 Comments
Celebrating the most Schwarzeneggerian Schwarzenegger movie ever.

VODetails: 'Extraterrestrial'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 15, 2012 11:40 AM
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Is the new sci-fi comedy from the director of "Timecrimes" worth your VODollars?

The Funniest Internet Commenter of the Week for Friday, June 15th

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 15, 2012 9:04 AM
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  • 6 Comments
"Most movie critics are weak minded cowards who are far to easily influence by peer pressure. "

Barbed Wire: 'That's My Boy'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 14, 2012 5:14 PM
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  • 4 Comments
Ten great lines from ten bad reviews of Adam Sandler's new comedy.

The Worst Movie Theater Ever

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 14, 2012 3:14 PM
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  • 25 Comments
Congratulations, The Pavilion in Brooklyn, New York. You have won a dubious honor.

Do Trailers Spoil More than Just Plot Points?

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 14, 2012 11:31 AM
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  • 1 Comment
Is our country's love affair with trailers becoming a fatal attraction?

New Film Term Alert! "The Snark Ages"

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 13, 2012 4:50 PM
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One critic declares "open season on open-mike-night criticism."

Criticwire Picks: 'Marina Abramović' Doc Leads Slate of Sundance Vets

  • By Steve Greene
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  • June 13, 2012 1:38 PM
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  • 1 Comment

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