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Some Refined Discussion About Vulgar Auteurism

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 10, 2013 6:23 PM
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  • 1 Comment
"A well-rounded person is open to a Jean-Luc Godard and a Jean-Claude Van Damme."

Early Reviews Give 'Monsters University' a Decent Grade

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 10, 2013 11:37 AM
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  • 0 Comments
Critics are mixed but mostly positive about the new Pixar prequel.
More: Pixar

The Criticwire Survey: Where Is Ferris Bueller Now?

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 10, 2013 10:10 AM
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  • 2 Comments
"Ferris Bueller's Day Off" was released on this week in 1986. Where is Ferris now? Critics share their guesses.

Emma Watson and Two Tales of Hollywood Survival

  • By William Goss
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  • June 7, 2013 7:30 PM
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  • 1 Comment

The Dude Days of Summer: How 'Mud,' 'The Kings of Summer' and 'The Way, Way Back' Get Us Away From It All

  • By William Goss
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  • June 7, 2013 6:02 PM
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  • 1 Comment

From the Wire: Pinkerton's Notes on Vulgar Auteurism

  • By Ben Kenigsberg
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  • June 7, 2013 5:23 PM
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  • 0 Comments

The Politics of 'The Purge'

  • By Ben Kenigsberg
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  • June 7, 2013 4:01 PM
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  • 0 Comments
Is murky topicality a function of genre?

Need Some Web Traffic? Bash Some Film Critics

  • By Vadim Rizov
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  • June 7, 2013 3:16 PM
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  • 4 Comments
Vadim Rizov identifies (and critiques) some recent pieces attacking film critics and their "bad taste."

Vince Vaughn: The Salesman's Actor

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 7, 2013 12:56 PM
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  • 2 Comments
A brief history of Vince Vaughn selling products (and Applebee's) in his movies.

Young Critics Respond to a "Stereotypical View"

  • By Ben Kenigsberg
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  • June 7, 2013 10:58 AM
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  • 0 Comments

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