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New York Film Critics Circle Adds Four, Including Indiewire's Eric Kohn

  • By Sam Adams
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  • October 16, 2013 1:48 PM
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Graham Fuller, Rafer Guzman and Farran Smith Nehme also join the storied critics' organization's ranks.

'Blue Is the Warmest Color's Lesbian Sex Scenes Are Hot But Boring

  • By Judith Dry
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  • October 16, 2013 12:41 PM
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  • 10 Comments
The controversial lesbian love scenes in 'Blue Is the Warmest Color' are authentic but don't add much to the story.

'The Wes Anderson Collection's Matt Zoller Seitz on the "Perfect" 'Rushmore'

  • By Sam Adams
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  • October 16, 2013 11:29 AM
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The author of 'The Wes Anderson Collection' pays tribute to the director's first masterpiece with a video essay.

Bryan Singer Donates $5 Million For USC's Bryan Singer Division of Critical Studies

  • By Eric Kohn
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  • October 15, 2013 4:47 PM
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Bryan Singer has donated $5 million to USC's Critical Studies division. What course would he teach? The director has one idea.

Mysteries of Hollywood Pronunciation -- Revealed!

  • By Sam Adams
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  • October 15, 2013 10:06 AM
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  • 6 Comments
Amanda Seyfried? Chiwetel Ejiofor? Steve Buscemi? Criticwire has the answers.

Criticwire Survey: History Too Important for Fiction

  • By Sam Adams
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  • October 14, 2013 9:09 AM
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Critics on the milestones they'd never want to see filmed. What's yours?

For 'The Walking Dead,' "30 Days Without an Accident," and Much Longer Without Real Change

  • By Sam Adams
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  • October 13, 2013 10:06 PM
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  • 4 Comments
The show's fourth-season premiere introduces a new threat, but leaves its audience feeling far too safe.
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The Act We Act: Art and Performance in 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' and 'Exhibition'

  • October 11, 2013 4:25 PM
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Ben Stiller's 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' and Joanna Hogg's 'Exhibition' explore the crossover between performance and life.

Is Job Insecurity Making Film Critics Timid, Or Just Shallow?

  • By Sam Adams
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  • October 11, 2013 3:52 PM
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A wave of layoffs in the U.K. leads a British film critic to wonder if writers are afraid to risk their necks.

'CBGB' Makes Critics Want to Vomit

  • By Steve Greene
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  • October 11, 2013 1:02 PM
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  • 4 Comments
"Punk didn’t give a flying unprintable noun what you did or did not get."

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