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Barbed Wire: 'Piranha 3DD'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 1, 2012 11:57 AM
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  • 0 Comments
Ten great lines from ten bad reviews of the new exploitation sequel.

The Funniest Internet Commenter of the Week for Friday, June 1st

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 1, 2012 10:05 AM
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  • 5 Comments
In the first installment of a new recurring feature, we celebrate the worst comment on the Internet this week.

What Turns Flops Into Media Feeding Frenzies?

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 31, 2012 7:46 PM
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  • 6 Comments
Two Taylor Kitsch films. Two almost identical grosses. So why was one the focus of so many articles and the other almost totally ignored?

From the Wire: The Origin of the Tarantinoverse

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 31, 2012 4:28 PM
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  • 3 Comments
One fan's borderline brilliant theory about the origins of Quentin Tarantino's shared cinematic universe.

Rotten Tomatoes Teams With Sirius XM for Radio Show

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 31, 2012 10:14 AM
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  • 1 Comment
"Rotten Tomatoes Radio" premieres on June 7th.

Paramount Pictures, Then and Now

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 30, 2012 3:23 PM
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  • 1 Comment
You're not going to find a more illuminating juxtaposition about the evolution of Hollywood studios than these two articles.

Criticwire Picks: "5 Broken Cameras" Signals Good Week for Festival Docs

  • By Steve Greene
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  • May 30, 2012 3:14 PM
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  • 0 Comments

Early 'Prometheus' Reactions Find Signs of Intelligent Life in Ridley Scott's Sci-Fi Return

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 30, 2012 9:28 AM
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  • 5 Comments
With this kinda-sorta prequel to the original 'Alien' opening overseas this Friday, the reviews have started trickling in.
More: Prometheus

From the Wire: 'Battleship''s Less-Than-Pinpoint Accuracy

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 30, 2012 8:34 AM
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  • 0 Comments
'Battleship': as accurate to naval life as any movie about Taylor Kitsch versus space aliens at sea is ever going to get.

From the Wire: The Michael Jordan of Movie Stars

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 29, 2012 2:59 PM
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  • 2 Comments
Will Smith played Muhammad Ali, but his career shares a lot more in common with the greatest hoops player of all time.

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