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    Daily Reads: The Death of Adulthood, the Future of Film in 'Snowpiercer' and More

    Plus: Overused TV cliches, the strength of Robin Williams.

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    Post-Sunday Brunch #Longreads: 'Hill Street Blues,' A.O. Scott on Making Money Off Art and More

    Rapid fire is the publishing world's new normal, but inspiring long-form content is not a thing of the past.

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    Debate Continues Over Use of A.O. Scott's Modified 'Llewyn Davis' Tweet; He Said No to Publicity Team When Approached UPDATED

    UPDATE: It seems that when A.O. Scott was approached over email by "Inside Llewyn Davis" publicist Cynthia Swartz about using his tweet in a full-page NYT ad for the film, he gave her a pretty clear "No." Per the Times, he responded to Swartz via email:

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    A.O. Scott Lampoons Studios' Treatment of Critics via Twitter

    New York Times film critic A.O. Scott took to Twitter last night to lambast the way studios treat critics as scapegoats when a major tentpole movie flops. Scott's comments likely come in the wake of Disney's holiday box office disappointment "The Lone Ranger."

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    A.O. Scott and David Denby Discuss the Fate of Film and Criticism in Tribeca Talk Series

    On Wednesday, The Verge's Joshua Topolsky sat down with film critics A.O. Scott of The New York Times and David Denby of The New Yorker to discuss the big question looming over 2013: Is film dead?

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    'The Comedy' Director Calls Out Critics For "Insulting and Irresponsible" Reviews

    "That a critic for a respected newspaper demand a director insert condemnations of immoral or aberrant behavior into a film is frightening."

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    Critics Critique A.O. Scott and David Carr Critiquing Criticism

    Try to say that five times fast.

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    A.O. Scott and David Carr Critique Criticism

    "Criticism is its own thing, it's own taste. And people who want it, people who are masochistic and insecure, those are my people, that's my constituency. People who need their lives ruined. I'm here for you."

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    A Selected History of Sam Jackson's The New York Times Reviews

    The Criticwire staff dug through the Times archive to see if the actor's beef with the paper may have been caused by more than one review.

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    Samuel L. Jackson Attacks New York Times Critic A.O. Scott Over His 'Avengers' Review

    The actor has had it with these mother effing critics and their mother effing negative reviews.

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