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VODetails: '360'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 29, 2012 3:38 PM
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Is the new film from the director of "City of God" worth your VODollars?
More: VODetails, 360

Weird Pull Quote Theater: 'Easy Money'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 29, 2012 12:49 PM
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  • 0 Comments
And now, it's time for another installment of Weird Pull Quote Theater!

The Funniest Internet Commenter of the Week For Friday, June 29th

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 29, 2012 10:07 AM
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  • 0 Comments
"Three go back to English class, this movie owns."

Are Film Journalists Too Indie-Focused?

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 28, 2012 6:15 PM
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  • 3 Comments

From the Wire: Bad Theaters, Good Memories

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 28, 2012 2:26 PM
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  • 2 Comments
Why do we get nostalgic for crummy movie theaters with bad projection and broken seats?

Colleagues and Admirers Remember Nora Ephron

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 28, 2012 11:48 AM
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  • 0 Comments
The film world remembers a late filmmaker.

The Fine Line Between Ambiguity and Stupidity

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 27, 2012 4:11 PM
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  • 7 Comments
At Vulture, Kyle Buchanan asks an excellent question: "Why can't this summer's movie villains come up with a good plan?" Citing an entire season's slate of films from "The Avengers" to "Snow White and the Huntsman" to "Brave," Buchanan mounts a pretty compelling argument that cinematic baddies -- or at least Hollywood screenwriters -- haven't been making much of an effort lately. Here are some of his thoughts on the flaws in The Witch's plan in "Brave" (which contain SPOILERS for the film):

Is 'Mystery Science Theater 3000' Film Criticism?

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 27, 2012 12:41 PM
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  • 3 Comments
I leave the answer to this question in your hands (of fate).

Maybe the MPAA Isn't So Bad After All; 'Klown' Gets an R

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 26, 2012 1:10 PM
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  • 2 Comments
The infamous raters of the Motion Picture Association of America give the Danish sex comedy "Klown" an R-rating with just a single cut.
More: Klown, MPAA

Kevin Smith: 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' Hunter

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 26, 2012 11:14 AM
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  • 0 Comments
This has to be the most positive review this movie will ever receive.

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