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David Edelstein's Best of 2013: 'Her,' 'American Hustle,' 'Much Ado About Nothing'

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 9, 2013 10:00 AM
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The 'New York' critic unveils his Top 10, seven runners-up, and a long list of noteworthy performances.

RogerEbert.com Announces "Woman Power" Week Dedicated to Female Contributors

  • December 9, 2013 9:10 AM
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Publisher Chaz Ebert announced the site would devote an entire week to female contributors.

Criticwire Survey: 2013's Biggest Disappointments

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 9, 2013 8:49 AM
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  • 9 Comments
Critics on the movies that let them down, big-time, in 2013.

During Boston Film Critics Vote, Member Calls Miyazaki's 'The Wind Rises' "Morally Repugnant"

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 8, 2013 4:50 PM
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  • 19 Comments
Critic Inkoo Kang read a statement questioning the accuracy and morality of Hayao Miyazaki's final film.

'12 Years a Slave' Wins Big in Boston. 'Wolf of Wall St' a Perpetual Bridesmaid.

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 8, 2013 2:48 PM
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  • 3 Comments
'The Wolf of Wall Street' came second in several categories, but not enough voters had seen the film.

First Reviews for 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Hail a Big Improvement

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 7, 2013 10:07 AM
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  • 2 Comments
Initial notices for the sequel to 'An Unexpected Journey' say it's far superior to its little-loved predecessor.

Top 10? Forget It. The New Yorker's Emily Nussbaum Lists Her Top 32 TV Shows of 2013

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 6, 2013 10:33 AM
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  • 11 Comments
The New Yorker's Emily Nussbaum has made her antipathy to Top 10 lists plain, so this year, she kept going until she ran out of good shows.

The Great Snark-Smarm War Has Begun

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 5, 2013 3:18 PM
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  • 3 Comments
Gawker's Tom Scocca draws the battle lines. Which side are you on?

Entertainment Weekly's Critics Agree on '12 Years a Slave,' 'Before Midnight,' 'Fruitvale Station'

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 5, 2013 10:19 AM
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The magazine has released the top four films and TV shows from its critics in advance of this week's Best-Of issue.

Time's TV Top 10: 'Enlightened,' 'Breaking Bad,' and 'Orange Is the New Black'

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 5, 2013 10:05 AM
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  • 3 Comments
James Poniewozik weighs in with his best new and returning shows, favorite episodes, and a special 'Breaking Bad' list.

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