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Roger Ebert Doc "Life Itself" Heads to Cannes, With New Footage

  • By Sam Adams
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  • April 22, 2014 10:21 AM
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The late, legendary film critic will grace the Croisette one more time.

A Tribute to Robert Altman, in Poster Form

  • By Sam Adams
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  • April 18, 2014 3:26 PM
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A new set of posters for nearly all of Altman's films helps see them with fresh eyes.

Every Actor Wants Brad Pitt's Body

  • By Sam Adams
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  • April 18, 2014 2:00 PM
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  • 5 Comments
Is the vogue for cut, fat-free bodies evening the ground between actors and actresses?

James Franco, Level-Headed Receiver of Criticism

  • By Sam Adams
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  • April 17, 2014 1:20 PM
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  • 8 Comments
When people tell filmmakers not to contact critics, calling one "a little bitch" is probably what they have in mind.

11 Lessons From Time Out's Top 100 Animated Movies of All Time

  • By Sam Adams
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  • April 16, 2014 12:47 PM
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Wes Anderson's favorite anime, H.R. Giger's soft side, and other thing we learned from Time Out's list of animation's greatest.

Amy Schumer's "The Foodroom" Deep-Fries Aaron Sorkin

  • By Sam Adams
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  • April 15, 2014 12:17 PM
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  • 4 Comments
Amy Schumer's parody of Aaron Sorkin's tics isn't a friendly jab but a scorched-earth polemic.

How the Cast of Veep's Social Media Skills Reveal the Show's Strengths

  • By Sam Adams
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  • April 9, 2014 4:20 PM
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Everyone's on the Internet, but no other show's cast can make you want to watch their show just by Tweeting at each other.

Reviews of "Eldorado," the Worst Movie Ever Made

  • By Sam Adams
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  • April 9, 2014 1:20 PM
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  • 3 Comments
"It's more like what Tenacious D would have shot with some over-aged fans for a film school project, after having OD'ed on cheap skunk and bad pizza."

"Daily Show" Mocks Film Critic Who Points Out "Noah" Is "Not a Documentary"

  • By Sam Adams
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  • April 9, 2014 12:39 PM
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Among the usual Fox News talking heads as the butt of Jon Stewart's jokes was a critic for a Washington, D.C. TV station.

RIP Roger Ebert, One Year Later

  • By Sam Adams
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  • April 4, 2014 11:46 AM
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The best way to remember Ebert's passing is to support the art he devoted his life to practicing and promoting.

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