With Respect, a Counter to Kenneth Turan’s Boyhood Dissent
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With Respect, a Counter to Kenneth Turan’s Boyhood Dissent

Kenneth Turan writes what I think is a fair dissent of the uniform critical opinion…

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New Voices in Film Criticism: Tasha Robinson at The Dissolve
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New Voices in Film Criticism: Tasha Robinson at The Dissolve

The Dissolve’s Tasha Robinson writes up a brilliant piece about female characters in films who…

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Vocativ Hands out Awards for Film Critics, Uses Faulty System
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Vocativ Hands out Awards for Film Critics, Uses Faulty System

Someone was bound to, sooner or later, come down on the critics for one thing…

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Captain America and Superhero movies – No End in Sight
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Captain America and Superhero movies – No End in Sight

Of Course Captain America took the box office this weekend even though the weekend isn’t…

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EW Lays Off the Best Reason to Read Their Magazine: Owen Gleiberman
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EW Lays Off the Best Reason to Read Their Magazine: Owen Gleiberman

It really must be a sign of the times that Entertainment Weekly has laid off…

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The State of Things
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The State of Things

New York Times’ reporter Brooks Barnes and Anne Thompson tweet just moments ago:

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Scorsese speaks about the Language of Cinema
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Scorsese speaks about the Language of Cinema

On April 1, Martin Scorsese delivered this year’s prestigious Jefferson Lecture at the National Endowment…

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Oscars 2011: Desperately Seeking a Masterpiece
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Oscars 2011: Desperately Seeking a Masterpiece

2011 represents either the weakest year for great films in a while, or at least…

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Beautiful Boy Heads to Toronto
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Beautiful Boy Heads to Toronto

Beautiful Boy, the film about a teen who kills himself after going on a shooting…

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For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism
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For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism

For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism “is the first documentary…

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