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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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A Few Things Movie Critics Will Tell You

  • By Matt Singer
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  • June 5, 2013 11:12 AM
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A polite response to a recent article about all the things a film critic *won't* tell you.

From the Wire: M. Night Shyamalan on Critics

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 30, 2013 1:04 PM
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"I don't feel an adversarial relationship to them."

Todd Phillips Responds to 'Hangover' Critics

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 23, 2013 12:24 PM
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"So we were like, 'Oh yeah? It’s going to happen three times. Fuck you.'"

From the Wire: Lars Ulrich, Roger Ebert Fan

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 22, 2013 11:56 AM
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Plus more lovely words from Chaz Ebert to her late husband Roger from the Cannes Film Festival.

James Franco, Film Critic, Reviews 'The Great Gatsby'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 16, 2013 10:09 AM
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"The critics who’ve ravaged the film for not being loyal to the book are hypocrites," says Franco.

From the Wire: Shots That Need To Be Retired

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 10, 2013 2:31 PM
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"12. Shots of people dropping objects from the perspective of the object being dropped."

From the Wire: Zacharek on Criticism

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 9, 2013 10:40 AM
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"Sometimes there's real artistry in crap."

Matthew McConaughey Credits Critics With Helping His Career

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 8, 2013 6:37 PM
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Reading negative reviews of his work helped the actor figure out what roles to take.

Alec Baldwin Says Times Theater Critic "Is Not a Good Writer"

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 8, 2013 11:58 AM
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This would be Ben Brantley, the New York Times' longtime lead theater critic.