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Toward a Unified Theory of Rambo Movies

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 31, 2013 2:15 PM
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  • 2 Comments
Trying to figure out which "Rambo" is best leads to some deeper questions.

From the Wire: Eff Deliberate Mediocrity

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 31, 2013 10:54 AM
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  • 1 Comment
On why a D- is actually a worse rating than an F.

VidCritz: 'Sucker Punch' Reconsidered

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 30, 2013 12:35 PM
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  • 6 Comments
Whether you loved or hated Zack Snyder's "Sucker Punch," you didn't understand it. That's the message (and the title) of a new video essay on the film by /Film's Adam Quigley.
More: VidCritz, Video

Criticwire's Sundance Film Festival Survey

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 30, 2013 10:50 AM
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'Before Midnight,' 'After Tiller,' and 'Fruitvale' topped our poll of Sundance critics.

An MIT Student At Sundance 2013

  • By Katie Edgerton
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  • January 30, 2013 10:14 AM
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  • 0 Comments

From the Wire: A Nun and a Film Critic

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 29, 2013 2:45 PM
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  • 0 Comments
Rose Pacatte, a nun of the Daughters of St. Paul, covered the Sundance Film Festival for The National Catholic Reporter.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love 'The World Brain'

  • By Julie Fischer
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  • January 29, 2013 11:58 AM
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"If that knowledge is centralized under one point of control, it is only as good as that holder’s intentions."

Highlights From a Walter Hill Q&A

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 29, 2013 10:57 AM
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  • 1 Comment
A few words of wisdom from the director of "The Warriors" and "48 Hrs."

VODetails: 'Citadel'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 29, 2013 10:03 AM
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  • 0 Comments
Is this SXSW audience award winning horror film worth your VODollars?
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Steven Soderbergh Doesn't Read Reviews; Compares Film Criticism to Air Guitar

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 28, 2013 1:14 PM
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  • 0 Comments
He says critics readings of films are "very superficial."

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