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CinemaScore F-estival Honors Great Movies "Real People" Hate

  • By Sam Adams
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  • November 15, 2013 10:27 AM
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  • 5 Comments
Only eight movies have earned an F from the audience-rating service. That's as good a reason as any to see them.

Cage Match: 'The Counselor'

  • By Sam Adams
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  • October 25, 2013 4:12 PM
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  • 0 Comments
Two Sunshine State critics square off over the Michael Fassbender thriller, which is either "sleekly savage" or "silly, affected [and] self-important."

'No Eulogies' Resurrects 'The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford'

  • By Sam Adams
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  • October 18, 2013 4:51 PM
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  • 2 Comments
'No Eulogies' aims to make Andrew Dominik's Brad Pitt-starring 'The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford' a repertory staple.

'12 Years a Slave' Dissenters Raise Questions Worth Answering

  • By Sam Adams
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  • October 18, 2013 12:25 PM
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  • 11 Comments
Steve McQueen's brutal, unsparing look at American slavery has met with near-universal acclaim, but the critics who find fault with it ask questions worth answering.

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