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Weekend Reel Reads: New Looks at Entrenched Favorites

  • By Steve Greene
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  • January 6, 2013 12:35 PM
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Chances are, you probably know someone who loves "Good Will Hunting," "The Hobbit" or Tarantino films - perhaps all three. This week's edition of Reel Reads offers some different perspectives on some beloved (and not so beloved) recent films.

This Week on Criticwire: Welcome to 2013

  • By Steve Greene
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  • January 5, 2013 11:45 AM
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As we embrace a new calendar year, we're not quite done with the great films and debates of 2012.

From the Wire: 'Back to the Future' Newspapers

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 4, 2013 3:41 PM
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Where a local crackpot inventor getting committed to a mental hospital rates above President Nixon running for a fifth term as big news.

Wesley Morris Leaves Boston Globe

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 4, 2013 2:04 PM
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The Pulitzer Prize winner is joining the staff of ESPN's Grantland.

The Other Best Films of 2012

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 4, 2013 12:11 PM
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Ten movies just weren't enough last year -- here Matt counts down his honorable mention list.

Will Critics Regret Trashing 'The Hobbit?'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 3, 2013 4:33 PM
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  • 25 Comments
Is "No!" an acceptable response?

From the Wire: Critics as 'Morally Engaged Viewers'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 3, 2013 12:31 PM
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  • 3 Comments
Should critics be less focused on aesthetics and more on morality?

The Best Writing About 'Django Unchained' So Far

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 3, 2013 10:03 AM
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  • 2 Comments
Our favorite reactions to what is proving to be one of the most controversial films in recent memory.

'The Master' Remastered

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 2, 2013 4:43 PM
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  • 14 Comments
A second look at, and new interpretation of, Paul Thomas Anderson's magnificent film.

See Who Voted For Which Films In Indiewire's Critics Poll

  • By Eric Kohn
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  • January 2, 2013 1:40 PM
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As we head into a new year, Criticwire continues to grow and adapt to our mission of providing a smart resource for critics and movie lovers of every type. We'll continue to update you as these changes take place...starting now.

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