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Weekend Reel Reads: Frights on the Big Screen

  • By Steve Greene
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  • October 28, 2012 4:36 PM
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With Halloween approaching, a handful of stories discussing spooky films (and the ways they were meant to be seen) highlight this week's edition of Reel Reads.

Movie Culture Isn't Dead; Just Ask the Movies

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 12, 2012 11:11 AM
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No less than four different movies coming out this weekend take the enduring power of film as their subject.

Weekend Reel Reads: Digging Deeper in Familiar Territory

  • By Steve Greene
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  • October 7, 2012 9:46 AM
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Although some of this week's stories inhabit categories that might sound familiar, each piece brings a new perspective for your weekend perusal.

Watch J. Hoberman Discuss the State of 21st Century Cinema

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 4, 2012 5:13 PM
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...in this video from the Milwaukee Film Festival.

Reports of Film Culture's Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 3, 2012 9:58 AM
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Or: The Film Critics of Yesterday

Criticwire Picks: 'Side by Side' Keeps Digital vs. Film at the Top

  • By Steve Greene
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  • August 16, 2012 12:58 PM
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Two of the best-reviewed films of 2012's first half make their way to theaters this weekend, but it's the industry-centric documentary that takes this week's top spot.

Weekend Reel Reads: Collaborations, Projectionists and the Film Olympics

  • By Steve Greene
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  • July 29, 2012 3:08 PM
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This week's edition features a look at famous cinematographer-director pairings, the projectionists at the heart of the film/digital struggle and a hypothetical cinema-only version of the Olympic Games.

Weekend Reel Reads: Artifacts from the Past and Glimpses of the Future

  • By Steve Greene
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  • July 1, 2012 12:13 PM
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This week's collections of film-related stories from around the web include a classic Truffaut film set visit, a look at bygone movie website trends and an explanation of why some films have terrible subtitles.

Weekend Reel Reads: Wes Anderson, Westerns and Roger Corman

  • By Steve Greene
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  • June 3, 2012 6:32 PM
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Weekend Reel Reads is a regular feature that gathers lengthier stories related to the world of film criticism you may have missed during the week. If there's anything you think would be ideal for future installments, please let us know at critic@indiewire.com.

Film is Dead. Long Live Digital?

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 24, 2012 12:12 PM
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  • 18 Comments
Just how upset *should* we be about the end of 35mm?

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