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Criticwire Picks: 'How to Survive a Plague' One of the High-Scoring Docs of the Year

  • By Steve Greene
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  • September 19, 2012 3:37 PM
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Criticwire Picks: After the Obvious, It's 'Liberal Arts'

  • By Steve Greene
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  • September 12, 2012 11:15 AM
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  • 1 Comment

Criticwire at the Toronto International Film Festival: At the Halfway Point What's a Hit and What's a Miss?

  • By Steve Greene
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  • September 12, 2012 10:53 AM
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  • 2 Comments
As grade averages from the first half of TIFF 2012 have coming in, we gather some of the notables, complete with excerpts from reviews from Criticwire members.

Criticwire Picks: 'Beauty is Embarrassing' and 'Detropia' Highlight Another Strong Week for Docs

  • By Steve Greene
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  • September 6, 2012 1:45 PM
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Criticwire Picks: 'Chicken with Plums' is a Successful Return to Iran

  • By Steve Greene
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  • August 30, 2012 10:00 AM
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The duo behind "Persepolis" returns with another critical success, this time with an original screenplay focusing on an Iran-set story.

Criticwire Picks: The Visuals of 'Samsara' Propel It Ahead of Strong Field

  • By Steve Greene
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  • August 22, 2012 1:47 PM
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Chalk up another victory for the documentary. "Samsara," the new film from director Ron Fricke, begins its national tour of sorts on Friday with a solid string of advance reviews. Even against heavy competition, this feast-for-the-eyes doc currently has a B+ average among Criticwire grading members, good enough to secure its place as the Pick of the Week.

Criticwire Picks: 'Side by Side' Keeps Digital vs. Film at the Top

  • By Steve Greene
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  • August 16, 2012 12:58 PM
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Two of the best-reviewed films of 2012's first half make their way to theaters this weekend, but it's the industry-centric documentary that takes this week's top spot.

Criticwire Picks: Renner and 'Bourne Legacy' Draw Favorable Early Returns

  • By Steve Greene
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  • August 8, 2012 1:23 PM
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"The Bourne Legacy" wins favor among Indiewire's Criticwire Network participants.

Chris Rock Doesn't Care What Critics Say; Prefers 'Grown Ups' to 'The Artist'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • August 1, 2012 1:03 PM
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"'Grown Ups' is better than 'The Artist,' and it’s better than 'The Artist' ’cause the audience says so."
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The Original 'Total Recall' -- Classic or Crap?

  • By Matt Singer
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  • July 31, 2012 11:13 AM
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  • 7 Comments
Get your ass to Mars. Or at least click through and read the piece.

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