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A.O. Scott and David Denby Discuss the Fate of Film and Criticism in Tribeca Talk Series

  • By Erin Whitney
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  • April 26, 2013 3:38 PM
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On Wednesday, The Verge's Joshua Topolsky sat down with film critics A.O. Scott of The New York Times and David Denby of The New Yorker to discuss the big question looming over 2013: Is film dead?

'The Comedy' Director Calls Out Critics For "Insulting and Irresponsible" Reviews

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 19, 2012 12:15 PM
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"That a critic for a respected newspaper demand a director insert condemnations of immoral or aberrant behavior into a film is frightening."

Critics Critique A.O. Scott and David Carr Critiquing Criticism

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 8, 2012 5:19 PM
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  • 6 Comments
Try to say that five times fast.

A.O. Scott and David Carr Critique Criticism

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 1, 2012 5:04 PM
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  • 2 Comments
"Criticism is its own thing, it's own taste. And people who want it, people who are masochistic and insecure, those are my people, that's my constituency. People who need their lives ruined. I'm here for you."

A Selected History of Sam Jackson's The New York Times Reviews

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 4, 2012 12:29 PM
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The Criticwire staff dug through the Times archive to see if the actor's beef with the paper may have been caused by more than one review.

Samuel L. Jackson Attacks New York Times Critic A.O. Scott Over His 'Avengers' Review

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 4, 2012 9:48 AM
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  • 6 Comments
The actor has had it with these mother effing critics and their mother effing negative reviews.