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We Must Protect Criticism, Says Guy Who Anonymously Attacked His Critics Online

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 12, 2012 9:35 AM
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  • 4 Comments
The practice of criticism is under attack. Movie stars don't like it. Directors don't like it. Editors aren't too interested in it. Critics, in other words, need a champion.

Kevin Smith's 'Spoilers' on 'Prometheus' Lives Up To Its Title

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 11, 2012 12:37 PM
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  • 3 Comments
if you haven't seen Ridley Scott's new movie yet, you may want to skip this week's episode until you do.

'Lola Versus' Filmmakers Blame 'Older Male Critics' For Movie's Box Office Struggles

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 11, 2012 11:33 AM
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  • 24 Comments
The "Breaking Upwards" team sent a note to their mailing list saying men "don't like messy, unapologetic stories with women at the center."

The Criticwire Survey: Recommended Viewing For An Aspiring Cinephile

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 11, 2012 9:57 AM
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  • 15 Comments
This week the critics suggest the best film to show a teenager who's starting to get fed up with mainstream Hollywood productions.

Critics Critique A.O. Scott and David Carr Critiquing Criticism

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 8, 2012 5:19 PM
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  • 6 Comments
Try to say that five times fast.

From the Wire: 'Django Unchained' and Race

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 8, 2012 12:02 PM
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  • 4 Comments
Not everyone was psyched to see the trailer for Quentin Tarantino's upcoming movie.

The Funniest Internet Commenter of the Week for Friday, June 8th

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 8, 2012 10:10 AM
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  • 1 Comment
Our weekly celebration of the worst comment currently on the Internet.

If You Read Just One 'Prometheus' Review This Week...

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 7, 2012 3:02 PM
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  • 0 Comments
...I think it's got to be Andrew O'Hehir's at Salon.

Stephanie Zacharek Laid Off By Movieline; Film Critic Position "Eliminated"

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 7, 2012 12:45 PM
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  • 32 Comments
The former Salon film critic had been at the site for 2 years.

Weird Pull Quote Theater: 'Gutter King'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 7, 2012 10:16 AM
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  • 0 Comments
And now, it's time for another installment of Weird Pull Quote Theater!

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