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From the Wire: Defending John Ford

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 3, 2013 4:52 PM
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  • 8 Comments
Kent Jones responds to Quentin Tarantino's charges of racism in the films of John Ford with a long and thoughtful essay.

Weekend Reel Reads: Flynn, Ford & Felons

  • By Steve Greene
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  • February 17, 2013 2:02 PM
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  • 0 Comments
This week's collection of film writing from around the Internet looks at great pieces that salute cinematographers, investigate gangster movie stars and encapsulate the roller-coaster life of an on-screen swashbuckler.

Weekend Reel Reads: New Looks at Entrenched Favorites

  • By Steve Greene
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  • January 6, 2013 12:35 PM
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Chances are, you probably know someone who loves "Good Will Hunting," "The Hobbit" or Tarantino films - perhaps all three. This week's edition of Reel Reads offers some different perspectives on some beloved (and not so beloved) recent films.

The Best Writing About 'Django Unchained' So Far

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 3, 2013 10:03 AM
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  • 2 Comments
Our favorite reactions to what is proving to be one of the most controversial films in recent memory.

In Praise of 'Death Proof,' One of Quentin Tarantino's Best Movies

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 28, 2012 3:13 PM
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  • 14 Comments
Why QT is wrong about the movie he claims is the worst of his career.

Quentin Tarantino Says He Hates John Ford

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 27, 2012 1:55 PM
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  • 9 Comments
Film nerds everywhere cry "Why are Mommy and Daddy fighting?"

The Criticwire Survey: Tarantino's Best Movie

  • By Matt Singer
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  • December 24, 2012 10:05 AM
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  • 7 Comments
"Pulp Fiction?" "Jackie Brown?" "Inglorious Basterds?" "Four Rooms?" What's your pick?

You Should Read the New Issue of Playboy For the (Film) Articles

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 29, 2012 1:24 PM
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  • 2 Comments
It features terrific interviews and several superb appreciations of a movie icon. What's that? Oh yes, and pictures, or whatever.

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