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Top 10? Forget It. The New Yorker's Emily Nussbaum Lists Her Top 32 TV Shows of 2013

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 6, 2013 10:33 AM
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  • 11 Comments
The New Yorker's Emily Nussbaum has made her antipathy to Top 10 lists plain, so this year, she kept going until she ran out of good shows.

The Great Snark-Smarm War Has Begun

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 5, 2013 3:18 PM
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  • 3 Comments
Gawker's Tom Scocca draws the battle lines. Which side are you on?

Entertainment Weekly's Critics Agree on '12 Years a Slave,' 'Before Midnight,' 'Fruitvale Station'

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 5, 2013 10:19 AM
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  • 2 Comments
The magazine has released the top four films and TV shows from its critics in advance of this week's Best-Of issue.

Time's TV Top 10: 'Enlightened,' 'Breaking Bad,' and 'Orange Is the New Black'

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 5, 2013 10:05 AM
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  • 3 Comments
James Poniewozik weighs in with his best new and returning shows, favorite episodes, and a special 'Breaking Bad' list.

The Worst Movie of 2013? 'Grown-Ups 2' Vaults Into the Lead

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 4, 2013 11:17 AM
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  • 5 Comments
Time's Mary Pols took one for the team and actually sought out the year's 10 worst movies.

Time's Top 10 Movies Include 'Furious 6,' 'The Desolation of Smaug'

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 4, 2013 11:01 AM
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  • 2 Comments
Richard Corliss lands a few shockers in his year-end list.

'American Hustle' Wins New York Film Critics Circle's Best Picture, But It Was a Close One

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 3, 2013 10:28 PM
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  • 12 Comments
Critic David Edelstein says '12 Years a Slave' just missed Best Picture, to the "visible dismay" of some members.

Houston Critic Eric Harrison Dies; Family Seeks Help With Funeral Costs

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 3, 2013 2:01 PM
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  • 0 Comments
A founding member of the Houston Film Critics Society died without insurance, and his family needs help laying him to rest.

A Best Films of 2013 Video as Good as the Movies It Highlights

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 3, 2013 12:46 PM
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  • 5 Comments
David Ehrlich of FIlm.com counts down the year's 25 best, with some surprising entries.

James Gray Blasts Guardian Review of 'The Immigrant': "One of the Dumbest I've Ever Read"

  • By Sam Adams
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  • December 2, 2013 3:22 PM
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  • 9 Comments
Six months after 'The Immigrant' debuted Cannes, Gray is still peeved at the bad notices.