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Criticwire Picks: Surprise! It's 'Skyfall.' Plus: How To Avoid 'Starlet' Spoilers

  • By Steve Greene
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  • November 7, 2012 3:47 PM
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We knew from the first wave of "Skyfall" reviews that this film would be a positive entry into the Bond canon. Weeks later, it's the current pick of the week for this week's roundup of activity among critics in the Criticwire network.

'Cloud Atlas' Sharply (and Kind of Weirdly) Divides Critics

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 26, 2012 1:31 PM
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They generally agree about what this sci-fi epic is -- they just can't agree whether they like it or not.

The Screening List and Highlights From Wednesday's Andrew Sarris Memorial Service (Video)

  • By Eric Kohn
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  • October 26, 2012 11:14 AM
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Watch clips from the films chosen to honor the memory of the late film critic.

Nothing Surfaces: Cristian Mungiu's 'Beyond the Hills'

  • By Fariha Roisin
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  • October 22, 2012 2:31 PM
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  • 1 Comment
A Critics Academy investigation of a "perilous but rewarding film."

Criticwire Picks: "The House I Live In" Headlines a Packed, Promising Weekend

  • By Steve Greene
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  • October 3, 2012 1:19 PM
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Eugene Jarecki's look at America's drug war tops a full and varied list of critical successes finally making their way to theaters.

Fantastic Fest Review: 'Sightseers'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 28, 2012 12:37 PM
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A review of one of Fantastic Fest 2012's surprise screenings.

Fantastic Fest Review: 'Black Out'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • September 21, 2012 4:46 PM
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If Guy Ritchie made "The Hangover" in the Netherlands, it might look something like this.

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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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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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.