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"Why Is This Movie Famous Again?" My Wife Watches 'Star Wars' For the First Time

  • By Matt Singer
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  • May 8, 2013 9:57 AM
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  • 12 Comments
A pair of "Star Wars" geeks invite their "Star Wars" neophyte wives into the cult. But will they accept the invitation?
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From the Wire: Director Eli Roth's Negative Review of 'The Phantom Menace'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 28, 2013 3:51 PM
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  • 2 Comments
"Jar Jar Binks is simply an embarrassment."

Five More Films Worthy of 'Room 237'-Style Critical Documentaries

  • By Matt Singer
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  • March 26, 2013 2:43 PM
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  • 2 Comments
A list of more movies we'd like to see given the full-length critical treatment -- along with videos of the next best thing to watch in the meantime.

Weekend Reel Reads: Money, Festivals and (Yes) Star Wars

  • By Steve Greene
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  • November 11, 2012 12:19 PM
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  • 0 Comments
Longer pieces about the significance and logistics of "Star Wars" may persist far beyond 2015, but this week we have additional stories about festivals, finance and the man who made Bond look better than ever.

Weekend Reel Reads: Classic Directors, Fresh Faces and Slasher Send-Ups

  • By Steve Greene
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  • November 4, 2012 8:29 AM
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  • 0 Comments
This week's collection of film-related stories spans from kung fu to Cory Matthews, from "Lincoln" to "The Lady Vanishes" (with a little bit of the Stones thrown in for good measure).

'Star Wars' Fans Reacts to the Disney/ Lucasfilm News With Typical Restraint

  • By Matt Singer
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  • November 2, 2012 4:49 PM
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  • 0 Comments
"I dont want to be always negative but this is the worst thing that I never imagined for star wars."
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Is Disney A New Hope For 'Star Wars?'

  • By Matt Singer
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  • October 31, 2012 11:25 AM
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Yesterday's acquisition of Lucasfilm by Disney was the second most important business decision in the history of "Star Wars." A consideration of the single most important business decision -- and how it unwittingly created yesterday's incredible deal.
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No One Hates 'Star Wars' Quite Like A 'Star Wars' Fan

  • By Matt Singer
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  • April 18, 2012 6:41 PM
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  • 4 Comments
The Force will be with you...AND FOR THAT WE WILL HATE YOU FOREVER.
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Weekend Reel Reads: Kaurismäki, Gilliam and The Elusive Ideal Star Wars Viewing Order

  • By Steve Greene
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  • April 8, 2012 1:17 PM
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  • 0 Comments
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.

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