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'Gatsby,' 'Stories We Tell,' 'Peeples' and Beyond: Criticism From the Indiewire Community

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • May 10, 2013 3:02 PM
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A recap of how everything from "Gatsby" to "Stories We Tell" has fared across the Indiewire blog network.

From the Wire: Shots That Need To Be Retired

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 10, 2013 2:31 PM
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  • 2 Comments
"12. Shots of people dropping objects from the perspective of the object being dropped."

VODetails: 'Aftershock'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 10, 2013 12:15 PM
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Is this new horror movie starring Eli Roth worth your VODollars?

The Review Report for Friday, May 10th: 'The Great Gatsby,' 'Stories We Tell,' and More

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • May 10, 2013 11:08 AM
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Today, a little movie about a man named Gatsby that you probably have heard a bit about arrives in theaters. It's far from the only major release, however, with Sarah Polley's latest feature (and first documentary) also hitting theaters as well. In addition, there are three very different kinds of horror/thrillers receiving modest reviews.

"Don't Be a Dick, Dick." On the Increasingly (and Disturbingly) Angry Movies of Uwe Boll

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 10, 2013 10:02 AM
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  • 6 Comments
"Assault on Wall Street" is Boll's best movie yet -- and I mean that as an insult.
More: Uwe Boll

Weird Pull Quote Theater: 'And Now a Word From Our Sponsor'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 9, 2013 4:36 PM
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And now, it's time for another installment of Weird Pull Quote Theater!

Roger Ebert To be Honored With Posthumous Award From Sundance Institute

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 9, 2013 3:16 PM
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The Vanguard Leadership Award in Memoriam will be presented to Ebert's wife Chaz at benefit in Los Angeles.

Division Division: 'Post Tenebras Lux'

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • May 9, 2013 11:20 AM
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"Post Tenebras Lux" was booed when it premiered at Cannes last year. It went on to earn Carlos Reygadas the "Best Director" award. The unofficial awards of the Criticwire Network might go somewhat similarly.

From the Wire: Zacharek on Criticism

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 9, 2013 10:40 AM
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"Sometimes there's real artistry in crap."

Matthew McConaughey Credits Critics With Helping His Career

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 8, 2013 6:37 PM
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  • 2 Comments
Reading negative reviews of his work helped the actor figure out what roles to take.

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