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Criticwire Survey: Background Research

  • March 17, 2014 8:57 AM
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How much research do critics have to do? Can you review "The Veronica Mars Movie" without seeing "Veronica Mars"?

Survey: The Best of Wes

  • March 10, 2014 8:11 AM
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Critics pick their favorite Wes Anderson movies, and struggle to call any his worst.

The GIF Budapest Hotel: Wes Anderson's Stylistic Building Blocks

  • By Sam Adams
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  • March 5, 2014 9:25 AM
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Breaking down Wes Anderson's favorite devices, one GIF at a time.

Criticwire Survey: Oscar Moments

  • March 3, 2014 1:18 PM
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We pick the outstanding moments from the 2014 Academy Awards

Lies, Damned Lies and Cinemetrics: What Do the Numbers Say About Oscar's Gender Gap?

  • By Sam Adams
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  • February 27, 2014 12:27 PM
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Can mathematically analyzing movies yield valuable insights, or does it measure the trees and ignore the forest?

Criterion's Flash Sale: Just Say No

  • By Edwin Arnaudin
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  • February 26, 2014 1:57 PM
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The deals are great, but take a minute before you fill up your cart.

Film Criticism: State of the Art

  • By Danny Bowes
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  • February 24, 2014 4:27 PM
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If movies like "American Hustle" need wealthy patrons like Ellison, maybe the critics who review them do as well.

Criticwire Survey: Oscar Fiats

  • February 24, 2014 9:06 AM
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You can pick one Oscar winner and take one nominee out of the race. What do you choose?

Was 2013 a Great Movie Year, or Are Critics Too Easy to Please?

  • By Sam Adams
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  • February 21, 2014 2:18 PM
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Movie critics said 2013 was a standout year. The LA Times' theater critic says they're just getting soft.

Have the Victories of Gay Rights Dimmed the Fires of Queer Cinema?

  • By Sam Adams
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  • February 21, 2014 1:33 PM
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There's no contemporary equivalent to the angry, politically-engaged New Queer Cinema of the 1990s. Do we need one?

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