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Neil LaBute Trashes Theater Critic Who Trashed His New Play

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 12, 2013 5:33 PM
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  • 3 Comments
"A critic casts a eunuch's shadow," LaBute said.

Todd Phillips Says He Doesn't Make Movies For Critics

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 31, 2013 9:58 AM
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  • 0 Comments
"You never want to force a person to see a movie, the movies are made for the people who want to see the movies."

Todd Phillips Responds to 'Hangover' Critics

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 23, 2013 12:24 PM
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  • 0 Comments
"So we were like, 'Oh yeah? It’s going to happen three times. Fuck you.'"

Marlon Wayans On Critics: "You Guys Have Got a Thumb Up Your Ass"

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 6, 2013 2:06 PM
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  • 9 Comments
Promoting his latest movie, "A Haunted House," in Australia, Wayans says critics have thumbs -- nay, entire fists - up their asses. But he also says he's not mad at them, which is nice.

Carlos Reygadas Accuses Critics of "Hooliganism"

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 26, 2013 10:54 AM
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  • 2 Comments
"Critics, instead of doing their job, which is watching, thinking, reflecting, and writing, what they do is watch, don't think much, get together, and behave like they're football hooligans supporting Manchester United."

Helen Mirren Slams Critics at Awards Show

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 25, 2013 3:53 PM
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  • 3 Comments
"They absolutely have no idea. Which is why the critics always bloody well piss me off. What do they know?"

Critic and Filmmaker Spar on Facebook over Sundance Review

  • By Matt Singer
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  • February 8, 2013 5:26 PM
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  • 1 Comment
The director of "The Rambler" did not appreciate his film being called an "embarrassment"