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News Anchor Mistakes Samuel L. Jackson for Laurence Fishburne

  • By Sam Adams
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  • February 10, 2014 2:48 PM
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  • 18 Comments
A local news correspondent congratulated the RoboCop star on his Matrix-themed Super Bowl spot. Just one problem...

Profiles in Criticism: B. Ruby Rich

  • By Emma Myers
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  • February 7, 2014 9:46 AM
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The critic who coined the term "New Queer Cinema" on what queer cinema now could learn from 'Girls.'

Profiles in Criticism: Scott Foundas

  • By Robert Cameron Fowler
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  • February 6, 2014 2:31 PM
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  • 1 Comment
The Variety scribe on the jump from would-be filmmaker to film critic.

Profiles in Criticism: Wesley Morris

  • By Kyle Burton
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  • February 5, 2014 9:26 AM
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  • 1 Comment
The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic on why writing about film means writing about the world.

Profiles in Criticism: Sean P. Means

  • By Carlos Aguilar
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  • February 4, 2014 1:57 PM
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The veteran Salt Lake Tribute critic on the changing face of Sundance and why 'Rocky Horror' is the movie he's seen the most.

Hungarian Critics Join 'Nymphomaniac's O-Face Club

  • By Sam Adams
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  • February 4, 2014 8:03 AM
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  • 4 Comments
First the Danes, then the Poles, now Hungarians join the orgiastic excitement for Lars Von Trier's newest film.

Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman

  • By Sam Adams
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  • February 3, 2014 4:06 PM
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  • 1 Comment
Critics pay tribute to one of his generation's greatest actors, and grapple with his sudden death.

Criticwire Survey: One More Season

  • February 3, 2014 8:50 AM
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  • 11 Comments
If you could give any TV show, past or present, one more season, what would it be?

Dylan Farrow's Open Letter to Us

  • By Sam Adams
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  • February 2, 2014 10:38 AM
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  • 42 Comments
Woody Allen's adopted daughter says he sexually assaulted her when was seven. How do we respond?

Joshua Rothkopf Named Film Editor at Time Out New York

  • By Sam Adams
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  • January 31, 2014 10:34 AM
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The former New York Film Critics Circle Chairman Ascends to TONY's top film post.