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The Criticwire Survey: The Best Film Criticism of 2012

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 17, 2012 10:03 AM
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This week the critics praise their colleagues and pick the finest film writing they read in 2012.

VODetails: 'Yelling to the Sky'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 14, 2012 12:02 PM
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Is this high school drama starring Zoƫ Kravitz worth your VODollars?
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Karina Longworth Leaves L.A. Weekly

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 14, 2012 10:11 AM
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The former Spout and Cinematical editor and blogger joined the paper in January 2010.

This Week's Year-End Catch-Up Capsules

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 14, 2012 10:05 AM
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An impressive lead performance, a beautiful story of a couple in crisis, and an astonishing documentary in this week's catch-up capsules.

San Diego Film Critics Go With 'Argo'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 13, 2012 3:23 PM
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  • 1 Comment
Ben Affleck's Iran hostage thriller won four awards total, including Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Editor Keith Phipps Leaves The A.V. Club

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 13, 2012 12:44 PM
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  • 1 Comment
The writer, editor, and critic has worked for the site for 15 years.

Las Vegas Film Critics Award 'Life of Pi'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 13, 2012 10:58 AM
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  • 1 Comment
Ang Lee's film won six Sierra Awards, including Best Director, Best Cinematography, and Best Picture.

A Year of Scary Travel at the Movies

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 12, 2012 4:25 PM
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Are you thinking of taking a vacation this Christmas? The movies kindly suggest you reconsider.

The Big Post of 2012 Film Critic Top Ten Lists

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 12, 2012 12:56 PM
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  • 8 Comments
Some of our favorite film critics pick their favorite movies of the year.

First 'Django' Reviews Unchained From Their Embargo

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 12, 2012 12:58 AM
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  • 1 Comment
The new film from Quentin Tarantino is a hit with critics.

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