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Watch: Judd Apatow Talks About Taking On His Twitter Critics with Jimmy Fallon

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 22, 2013 10:29 AM
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Here's how he deals with people who tweet negative reviews to him.

From the Wire: The Racial Subtext of 'Spring Breakers'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 21, 2013 6:06 PM
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  • 4 Comments
"Spring Beakers" that analyze the movie's content in an intelligent way forever, y'all.

I Am Not My Own Most Compatible Critic on Rotten Tomatoes

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 21, 2013 1:27 PM
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  • 3 Comments
Rich Heldenfels is more like Matt Singer than Matt Singer. Think about THAT.

'No' is the Best Reviewed Indie Movie of the Year So Far

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 21, 2013 11:42 AM
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Followed by "Leviathan," "The Gatekeepers," and "It's a Disaster."

Criticwire TV: Critics React to 'Girls' Finale, 'Bates Motel' and 'Parks and Rec'

  • By Zach Wigon
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  • March 21, 2013 9:00 AM
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Our first installment of Criticwire TV rounds up critics' reactions to "Girls" and other recently aired shows.

From the Wire: The Ethics of Critics-Turned-Filmmakers

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 20, 2013 6:16 PM
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"Grow Up, Tony Phillips"' Peter Hall and "Zero Charisma"'s John Gholson compare notes on what it's like to work as a journalist at SXSW while your film is playing at the festival.

My Attempt to Source Every Pull Quote In This Week's Village Voice

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 20, 2013 4:48 PM
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  • 2 Comments
This was admittedly not one of my brightest ideas.

From the Wire: A Critic Reconsiders His Negative Review

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 20, 2013 12:11 PM
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  • 7 Comments
Robbie Collin trashed "The Paperboy" at Cannes. Now he can't wait to see it again.

New and Reviewed on DVD/Blu-Ray: 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'The Hobbit,' and More

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • March 20, 2013 10:10 AM
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You won't get any major Oscar winners in this week's batch of new DVDs, but that doesn't mean these new releases are light on acclaim. On the contrary, two of the year's best reviewed films arrive this week alongside the latest installment in a beloved franchise, making for a strong and broadly-appealing week in home video releases. First off, the movie many critics circle groups called the best of the 2012 can now be brought directly into your living room:

A Few Words of Wisdom About Journalism From Sam Fuller

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 19, 2013 5:03 PM
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"The press is good or evil according to the character of those who direct it."

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