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Retro/Active: Diving Back Into 'Titanic'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 18, 2012 10:02 AM
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A critic tries to get to the bottom of his fascination with the massively popular film.

Does Rotten Tomatoes Need a Spoiler Warning System?

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 17, 2012 11:39 AM
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  • 2 Comments
Who bears the ultimate responsibility about spoilers: writers or readers?

VODetails: 'Sleepless Night'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 17, 2012 8:55 AM
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Is this French action movie good enough to lose sleep over?

Film Critic Wesley Morris Wins the Pulitzer Prize

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 16, 2012 4:50 PM
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  • 4 Comments
Morris is just the fifth film critic to win the prestigious honor.

Outliers: 'Battleship'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 16, 2012 12:05 PM
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The Criticwire Survey: Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 16, 2012 9:10 AM
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This week, the critics tell us what lesser-known film writers should be on our radar.

Weekend Reel Reads: Spielberg's TV, Trailers' Music and Advertisers' Dilemmas

  • By Steve Greene
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  • April 15, 2012 11:45 AM
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Weekend Reel Reads is a regular feature that gathers lengthier stories related to the world of film criticism you may have missed during the week. If there's anything you think would be ideal for future installments, please let us know at critic@indiewire.com.

This Week on Criticwire: Protecting Cabins and Anticipating Action

  • By Steve Greene
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  • April 14, 2012 2:43 PM
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Before the weeks-long discussion embargo on "The Cabin in the Woods" was slowly lifted yesterday, Criticwire pondered some of the issues surrounding any conversations about the plot of the film. Additionally, the ongoing debate about digital vs. film, the ever-present lamentation of the decline of the action movie and previews of upcoming releases help round out the past week on Criticwire.

Barbed Wire: 'Lockout'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 13, 2012 4:34 PM
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Barbed Wire is the place where Criticwire celebrates the art of the pan.  Here's where you'll find the roughest, toughest, funniest reviews, with easy access links to both article and author so you can follow more of their work. 

The Religion of 'Rio Bravo' -- And Other Great Movies

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 13, 2012 2:03 PM
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Follow the Hawks, For The Hawks Leads the Way.

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