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Daily Reads: Kristen Stewart as a Great American Cowboy, The Best- and Worst-Marketed Summer Movies and More

  • By Max O'Connell
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  • August 26, 2014 9:33 AM
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Plus: why "Love Is Strange's" R rating isn't necessarily proof of homophobia, and the politics of "Night Moves."

'Clouds of Sils Maria' and 'Cure: The Life of Another' Reveal Where the Bechdel Test Comes Up Short

  • By Mallory Andrews
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  • August 19, 2014 11:40 AM
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  • 1 Comment
Both movies easily get a passing grade from the famed feminist metric, but only one features meaningful interaction between women.

Will Kristen Stewart Finally Get Her Due With "Clouds of Sils Maria"?

  • By Sam Adams
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  • May 23, 2014 11:53 AM
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The "Twilight" actress has made several bids to be considered as a "serious" actress. Sounds like this one might finally stick.

Criticwire at Cannes: The Top Films and Performances Poll

  • By Steve Greene
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  • May 29, 2012 12:58 PM
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"Amour" and "Holy Motors" close out Cannes as the Criticwire favorites, but what gangsters and singers also made the best of the festival lists? And which films drew both applause and disappointment?