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From the Wire: 2013's Slate Movie Club is Under Way

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 7, 2013 1:15 PM
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Every year, Slate invites a handful of critics to take part in The Movie Club, a week of lively discourse and debate about the highs and lows of the previous twelve months in the world of cinema. 2013's all-star lineup of contributors features's Stephanie Zacharek, former A.V. Club editor Keith Phipps, Grantland's Wesley Morris, and Slate's own Dana Stevens. The new Movie Club kicks off with a intro from Stevens, who first dismisses the notion of trends or themes from a year in film (like, say, feeling like there was something in the air about the fear of travel) before finding her own potential connective tissue between many of 2012's most important movies: