Criticwire

Introducing: The Critical Press' Tom Elrod

  • By Sam Adams
  • |
  • March 31, 2014 3:21 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
A new imprint will focus on short books about film. Publish Tom Elrod explains what he's looking for in new submissions.

Spike Lee's Open Letter to A.O. Scott

  • By Sam Adams
  • |
  • March 31, 2014 1:17 PM
  • |
  • 4 Comments
In an essay on the changing face of Brooklyn, the New York Times critic invoked Lee's recent comments on gentrification. Lee shot back.

As Shock Waves Spread, "The Good Wife" Takes Stock of Grief

  • By Sam Adams
  • |
  • March 30, 2014 11:13 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
A quietly heartbreaking episode dealt with the pain of sudden death as well as any since "Buffy the Vampire Slayer's" "The Body"

Own a Piece of Jonathan Demme's Art

  • By Sam Adams
  • |
  • March 27, 2014 3:56 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
The director is auctioning off his collection at a Philadelphia gallery, with the proceeds going to Haitian earthquake relief.

Television Without Pity, DailyCandy Will Shut Down April 4

  • By Sam Adams
  • |
  • March 27, 2014 12:51 PM
  • |
  • 2 Comments
You've got eight days to reread your favorite TWoP recaps before the site goes dark.

EW Goes HuffPo, Will Pay Bloggers in "Prestige"

  • By Sam Adams
  • |
  • March 27, 2014 12:10 PM
  • |
  • 5 Comments
Good news, aspiring writers! Entertainment Weekly is looking to hire you! The bad news: You can't pay your rent in cool points.

HuffPo's Mike Ryan Moves to ScreenCrush

  • By Sam Adams
  • |
  • March 26, 2014 4:38 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment
The laid-off HuffPo staffer didn't take long to land a new gig.

Will Critics Get to See Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" Before It Opens?

  • By Sam Adams
  • |
  • March 25, 2014 2:58 PM
  • |
  • 11 Comments
Paramount says neglecting to invite D.C. critics to Darren Aronofsky's $130 million Biblical epic was "an oversight." What about all the other cities where it's not screening?

Ssshhh. Nobody Tell Michael Moore What Happened on "The Good Wife"

  • By Sam Adams
  • |
  • March 24, 2014 5:11 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
The gadfly documentarian is none too happy his DVR cut off the end of last night's "The Good Wife."

Richard Lawson Upped to Film Critic at Vanity Fair

  • By Sam Adams
  • |
  • March 24, 2014 1:42 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
The former Atlantic Wire and Gawker writer will add reviewing to covering gossip and TV.

Latest Tweets


Follow us