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Criticwire Picks: "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Anna Karenina" Mark Great Week for Literary Adaptations, Plus: Top Fan Grades

  • By Steve Greene
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  • November 16, 2012 8:01 AM
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Although their source novels were released thirteen decades apart, both films have fared well with pre-release reviews and festival runs. Also this week: a look at a few documentaries in theaters and on Netflix plus what film has the Criticwire Fan Seal of Approval.

Weekend Reel Reads: The Origins of Aliens, Drivers and One Scary Shark

  • By Steve Greene
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  • June 17, 2012 9:09 PM
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This week's octet of stories from around the web deals almost primarily with the beginning. In some cases, it's the genesis of a franchise, but in others, it's the spark that leads to a celebrated life in film.

The Best Film Writing About the 'Alien' Franchise on the Internet

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 6, 2012 12:48 PM
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To get you geared up for the premiere of "Prometheus" this Friday, here are ten great pieces about the franchise so far.

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