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Why TV Needs "Bad Fans"

  • By Sam Adams
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  • March 31, 2014 12:52 PM
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Satire doesn't work if everyone's in on the joke.

Criticwire Survey: The Unscreened

  • March 31, 2014 9:25 AM
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Does holding movies back from critics until they're in theaters turn them against the film or lower their expectations -- and should it matter at all?

As Shock Waves Spread, "The Good Wife" Takes Stock of Grief

  • By Sam Adams
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  • March 30, 2014 11:13 PM
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A quietly heartbreaking episode dealt with the pain of sudden death as well as any since "Buffy the Vampire Slayer's" "The Body"

Should Critics Write About Filmmaking? Now in Pie-Chart Form!

  • By Sam Adams
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  • March 28, 2014 2:11 PM
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A handy overview, complete with visual aid, of the ongoing debate.

Arnold Schwarzenegger's "Sabotage" Sounds Like an Absolutely Dreadful Must-See

  • By Sam Adams
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  • March 28, 2014 1:18 PM
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Critics hate "Sabotage" in a way that suggests they also kind of enjoy it.

Is "Noah" NSFW? Blame the Bible

  • By Sam Adams
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  • March 28, 2014 11:26 AM
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Some of the aspects of Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" that may give Christian viewers pause come straight from the book of Genesis.

Own a Piece of Jonathan Demme's Art

  • By Sam Adams
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  • March 27, 2014 3:56 PM
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The director is auctioning off his collection at a Philadelphia gallery, with the proceeds going to Haitian earthquake relief.

When Wrestlers Act: Blood, Sweat and Canvas

  • By Sam Adams
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  • March 27, 2014 3:15 PM
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What happens when wrestlers get in the filmmaking ring?

Television Without Pity, DailyCandy Will Shut Down April 4

  • By Sam Adams
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  • March 27, 2014 12:51 PM
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You've got eight days to reread your favorite TWoP recaps before the site goes dark.

EW Goes HuffPo, Will Pay Bloggers in "Prestige"

  • By Sam Adams
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  • March 27, 2014 12:10 PM
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Good news, aspiring writers! Entertainment Weekly is looking to hire you! The bad news: You can't pay your rent in cool points.

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