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Young Critics Respond to a "Stereotypical View"

  • By Ben Kenigsberg
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  • June 7, 2013 10:58 AM
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  • 0 Comments

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?

Listen to Film Critics Take on the World at a Panel from SXSW

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 19, 2013 10:02 AM
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Recorded at SXSW 2013 last month, this panel features critics Scott Weinberg and Melissa Hanson, "You're Next" screenwriter Simon Barrett, and film marketer Marian Koltai-Levine.

Movie Review Intelligence Will Close

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 15, 2013 10:57 AM
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  • 0 Comments
The review aggregator will shut down at the end of April.

Ken Loach Calls Film Critics "Stupid"

  • By Matt Singer
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  • February 22, 2013 1:16 PM
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  • 13 Comments
He says they didn't see the pro-CIA bias in "Zero Dark Thirty."

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Calls Foul on Critics

  • By Matt Singer
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  • February 19, 2013 4:49 PM
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  • 8 Comments
"Some reviewers have abdicated their responsibility by chasing celebrity," says Jabbar.

Philadelphia Weekly Cuts Capsule Reviews (UPDATED)

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 31, 2013 6:08 PM
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  • 2 Comments
The weekly paper will no longer print capsule reviews.

Two Thumbs Up: How Siskel and Ebert Inspired a Generation of Film Critics

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 24, 2013 11:35 AM
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  • 20 Comments
One writer believes "Siskel & Ebert" is to blame for the "death" of film criticism. This writer disagrees. Strongly.

Boxoffice Magazine Stops Publishing Film Reviews

  • By Matt Singer
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  • January 17, 2013 10:05 AM
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  • 3 Comments
The long-running trade magazine and website has been publishing criticism for decades.

Elvis Mitchell Literally Laughs at the Idea of Becoming a Full-Time Critic Again

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 21, 2012 1:27 PM
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  • 2 Comments
"The workload for a film critic today is just so Herculean," he tells Mediabistro.

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