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Daily Reads: The Strange Resonance of 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,' Quit Whining About Reboots and More

  • By Max O'Connell
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  • August 8, 2014 10:01 AM
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  • 0 Comments
Plus: Why Marvel's reasoning for no female superhero movies rings false, and the case against "Nebraska" in color.

Why the Unanimous Praise for 'Boyhood' Is Bad for Film Criticism — and for 'Boyhood'

  • By Sam Adams
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  • August 4, 2014 4:19 PM
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  • 56 Comments
"Boyhood's" near-perfect scores on Metacritic and Rotten Tomatoes drown out the voices of critics who want to take a closer look.

Leonard Maltin is Terrible at the Leonard Maltin Game, Plus 10 More Highlights from 'WTF with Marc Maron'

  • By Max O'Connell
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  • July 22, 2014 4:16 PM
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Plus: The world's worst way to watch a great movie.

The 2013 Cannes Review Report: 'Nebraska'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 23, 2013 11:03 AM
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  • 1 Comment
"Nebraska"
Here's what critics are saying about the latest film from "Election" director Alexander Payne.