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EW Goes HuffPo, Will Pay Bloggers in "Prestige"

  • By Sam Adams
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  • March 27, 2014 12:10 PM
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  • 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
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  • March 26, 2014 4:38 PM
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  • 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
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  • March 25, 2014 2:58 PM
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  • 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
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  • March 24, 2014 5:11 PM
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  • 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
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  • March 24, 2014 1:42 PM
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  • 0 Comments
The former Atlantic Wire and Gawker writer will add reviewing to covering gossip and TV.

Is This the Best Performance of Bradley Cooper's Career?

  • By Sam Adams
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  • March 20, 2014 4:36 PM
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  • 3 Comments
He may have just been an Actors' Studio student, but you get the feeling Bradley Cooper didn't sit in the middle of Sean Penn's reverse shot by accident.

The "Stop Making Indie Films!" Petition Needs Your Help -- to Fail

  • By Sam Adams
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  • March 20, 2014 4:07 PM
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  • 1 Comment
NoBudge's Kentucker Audley started a petition to stop the flood of independent films. Now he's asking us to make sure it doesn't succeed.

The Movie-Theater Murder You Haven't Heard About

  • By Sam Adams
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  • March 20, 2014 12:24 PM
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  • 0 Comments
A dispute over the likelihood of another "300" sequel ended with a young man dead.

Why BuzzFeed Hired Its First Critic

  • By Sam Adams
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  • March 20, 2014 10:59 AM
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  • 2 Comments
The viral site's entertainment editor explains why criticism can be as "shareable" as a GIF or a quiz.

Indiewire's Alison Willmore Becomes BuzzFeed's First Film Critic

  • By Sam Adams
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  • March 19, 2014 11:00 AM
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  • 2 Comments
That the viral behemoth thinks there's a place for criticism in the new media economy is heartening news.
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