Criticwire

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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  • 0 Comments
The former New York Film Critics Circle Chairman Ascends to TONY's top film post.

David Ehrlich Out at Film.com

  • By Sam Adams
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  • January 30, 2014 3:15 PM
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  • 7 Comments
The Viacom-owned website's Senior Editor announced that today would be his last day.

Profiles in Criticism: Thelma Adams

  • By Mary Sollosi
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  • January 30, 2014 9:59 AM
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  • 3 Comments
The Yahoo! Movies writer says female writers have to support each other in an industry dominated by men.

Louis CK's First Movie, 'Tomorrow Night,' Now Available for Streaming and Download

  • By Sam Adams
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  • January 29, 2014 2:58 PM
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  • 0 Comments
Premiered at Sundance but never picked up for distribution, the 'Louie' auteur's movie features Steve Carrell, Amy Poehler and Wanda Sykes.

Profiles in Criticism: Anne Thompson

  • By Katie Kilkenny
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  • January 27, 2014 2:37 PM
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  • 1 Comment
Thompson on Hollywood's namesake explains why aspiring undergrad film writers should focus on anything but movies.

'Boyhood,' 'Life Itself,' 'Dear White People' Top Indiewire's Sundance Critics Poll

  • By Sam Adams
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  • January 27, 2014 10:58 AM
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Richard Linklater's 12-years-in-the-making 'Boyhood' emerged as the overall champ, with three category-topping finishes.

Criticwire Survey: Linklater's Best and Worst

  • January 27, 2014 10:12 AM
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The raves of Richard Linklater's decade-plus-spanning 'Boyhood' prompt critics to muse on the high- and lowlights of the director's career.

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