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New Openings at L.A. Weekly and Ain't It Cool

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 19, 2013 4:02 PM
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  • 1 Comment
Someone out there will be interested in this.

A.A. Dowd is The A.V. Club's New Film Editor

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 15, 2013 10:51 PM
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  • 0 Comments
The former Time Out Chicago critic took over the position formerly held by Scott Tobias starting today.

Backstage Magazine Cuts All Reviews

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 11, 2013 9:47 AM
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  • 0 Comments
The publication's final reviews will be in this week's issue.

Stephanie Zacharek Joins Village Voice as Lead Film Writer

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 9, 2013 2:22 PM
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  • 1 Comment

Ben Kenigsberg and A.A. Dowd Out at Time Out Chicago

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 9, 2013 1:55 PM
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  • 3 Comments
Film editor Ben Kenigsberg and film critic A.A. Dowd are both done at the magazine by the end of this week.

Scott Tobias Leaves A.V. Club, Site Looking For a New Film Editor

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 2, 2013 5:51 PM
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  • 2 Comments
The critic and editor had been at the publication for 15 years.

Scott Foundas Leaves Village Voice to Join Variety as Chief Film Critic

  • By Eric Kohn and Matt Singer
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  • March 18, 2013 9:43 PM
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  • 4 Comments
Foundas joined the Voice in December of last year.

Film Critic Dennis Lim Replaces Robert Koehler as the Film Society of Lincoln Center's Director of Cinematheque Programming

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 4, 2013 11:53 AM
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  • 0 Comments
Koehler, a former critic himself, is resigning "due to family health issues."

Nick Pinkerton Leaves The Village Voice

  • By Matt Singer
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  • February 21, 2013 12:40 PM
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  • 3 Comments
And he calls the company that owns the paper "a dumb, wanton, soulless, and wicked corporate entity."

From the Wire: Schwarzbaum on a Film Critic's Mission

  • By Matt Singer
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  • February 19, 2013 12:58 PM
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  • 1 Comment
"Read with an open mind, watch movies with an open mind, and use the places where we diverge as inspiration for an ongoing conversation about this ever-changing medium we love together."

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