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The Lone Ranger's Lonely Defenders: Critics Ride to the Maligned Blockbuster's Rescue

  • By Sam Adams
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  • July 5, 2013 10:50 AM
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  • 11 Comments
The reviews for The Lone Ranger are in, and by and large they're pretty dire: Criticwire's C average is the only place the movie musters a passing grade. But a small handful of prominent critics have made a strong case for the movie's virtues, going so far as to suggest that those who pounced on the film this week will be eating their words in the not-too-distant future.

Silver Bullets: Critics Take Their Best Shots at The Lone Ranger

  • By Sam Adams
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  • July 3, 2013 3:58 PM
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  • 5 Comments
Some movies critics dislike. Others, like The Lone Ranger, make them mad.

Farewell My Criticwire

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 3, 2013 9:00 AM
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  • 9 Comments
Your first -- but not last -- Criticwire editor bids farewell and introduces you to his successor.

Criticwire Picks: 'Sun Don't Shine' Appeals to All of Critics' Five Senses

  • By Steve Greene
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  • April 26, 2013 12:10 PM
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  • 0 Comments
Can you feel a movie? Not really, but critics explain why Amy Seimetz' debut film brings you about as close as you can get.

Tribeca and Beyond: Criticism From the Indiewire Community

  • By Forrest Cardamenis
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  • April 19, 2013 3:53 PM
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  • 0 Comments
Here's our weekly collection of the film criticism that appeared throughout the Indiewire Blog Network. The latest edition is heavy on "Oblivion" and Tribeca Film Festival opening night selection "Mistaken For Strangers," but also includes a number of other recent or upcoming releases and Tribeca Film Festival reviews.

I Guess I'm Gonna Be The One Guy Who's Not a Big Fan of 'Upstream Color'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 4, 2013 11:28 AM
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  • 7 Comments
(Sorry.)

The Criticwire Pull Quote Match Game: 'Killing Them Softly'

  • By Steve Greene
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  • March 27, 2013 10:39 AM
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  • 0 Comments
Can you guess which critic gave the movie what letter grade?

Criticwire Picks: 'Lore' a Difficult But Engaging Perspective on WWII

  • By Steve Greene
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  • February 7, 2013 12:06 PM
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  • 0 Comments
Our network of critics have deemed Cate Shortland's new film, a tale of postwar survival, the film to watch this weekend. Also in this week's edition of Criticwire Picks: a new look at two documentaries and the film from the late '60s that hasn't aged quite as well with Criticwire members.

First 'Django' Reviews Unchained From Their Embargo

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 12, 2012 12:58 AM
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  • 1 Comment
The new film from Quentin Tarantino is a hit with critics.

Criticwire Picks: Like 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'? 'Tchoupitoulas' is Another Successful Trip to New Orleans

  • By Steve Greene
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  • December 7, 2012 11:22 AM
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  • 0 Comments
Months after "Beasts of the Southern Wild" reached its theatrical apex, Criticwire Picks returns to the Crescent City to look at the extremely positive reactions to the Ross Brothers' new documentary. Plus: a new documentary available on Netflix Instant, possible future successes with audiences and another "A+" film from the past.

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