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Sam Adams

Criticwire Editor Sam Adams writes for the Rolling Stone, the Los Angeles Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, The Dissolve and the Philadelphia City Paper. He is a member of the National Society of Film Critics and FIPRESCI.

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    Why Colin Farrell's Gut in 'The Lobster' Deserves a Best Supporting Actor Nomination

    It's enough to change the way we look at Farrell, the way he moves, even the way he breathes, but it never takes center stage.

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    A Farewell to Criticwire

    Criticwire editor Sam Adams says goodbye.

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    On Criticism and Sustainability

    It's no good when studio blockbusters monopolize the conversation. But how can critics talk about smaller movies without their audience getting smaller as well?

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    Scott Tobias Joins Oscilloscope as Editor of Musings

    The former Dissolve and A.V. Club editor will helm the distributor's eclectic publication.

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    Why Criterion and TCM's New Streaming Service Is So Important

    Filmstruck promises access to the entire Criterion Collection and other art-house classics. Is that enough?

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    Surprise: Things That Aren't Free on the Internet Are Still 'Available'

    Prince's death stirs up the debate about what art is worth.

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    'Green Room' Is a Siege Thriller About Living in the Moment

    Punk rockers clash with skinheads, and teach a lesson about texting in movie theaters.

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    Bob Odenkirk and David Cross's Classic 'Mr Show' Is (Finally) Coming to Streaming

    The legendary sketch show will be added to HBO Go and HBO Now in May.

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    Does the CW Have a Season Two Problem?

    Shows like "Jane the Virgin" and "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" are breaking TV's mold. But where do they go next?

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