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    BULLY: The Conversation

    The recent documentary release Bully is an up-close look at 5 families of children who have been the victims of bullying. The film attempts to examine the problem from several different sides. The film has been the subject of much interest and debate since it came out; here, writers Simon Abra...

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    The Mix: Rooney Mara Unveils New Look For 'Bitter Pill'; Katniss Everdeen Gets Turned Into A Barbie & More

    Steven Soderbergh's "The Bitter Pill" is now rolling in front of cameras and it looks like the girl with the dragon tattoo is now the girl with a new haircut (or wig). Rooney Mara has been snapped walking around the New York City set with some new brunette-ish locks, and combined with a frumpy trenc...

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    This Week on Criticwire: Books, Blindspots and the Continued Criticism of Everything

    Here's a refresher on everything from this week on Criticwire.

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    In Theaters: 'Wrath Of The Titans' Will 'Bully' 'Mirror Mirror' & 'Goon'

    Hey y'all! How 'bout those "Hunger Games," huh? Obviously, everyone and their mom went last weekend to the child murder games, and we'll see if it has legs to keep going (we think it does), so if you have to catch up on that one, it is in theaters this weekend! If you already saw it, never fear, the...

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    Prose & Conversations: 'Bully' Rating Debating With Tim Grierson and Andrew O'Hehir

    Two critics. Two opinions. One topic. Sort of like Thunderdome for film critics.

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    Review: 'Bully' Shifts Blame & Pities The Victims Without Offering Real Solutions To The Problem Of Bullying

    At one point in "Bully," a new documentary about the complex problem of bullying in American high schools, a mother of a bullied high schooler confesses that she feels like both she and her husband have failed their son Alex. He is constantly picked on when he rides the bus to school every...

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    Criticwire Picks: 'The Island President' Highlights a Weekend of Dealing with Threats

    This weekend at the cinema is brought to you by the struggles of youth. Whether the threat is unnamed (emerging sexuality; a faceless, mystical home invader) or, perhaps more shockingly, entirely tangible (other kids), children are at the center of nearly all these tales.

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    Weinstein's MPAA 'Bully' Battle Hits Internet With Web Petition

    The Weinstein Company will be releasing Lee Hirsch's documentary "Bully" this year, and were hoping to screen the film in schools nationwide. However, by a one-vote margin, the MPAA gave the film an R-rating for "some language."

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    Harvey Weinstein Threatens To Leave MPAA, Wants Lady Gaga & Michelle Obama To Help Him Get People To See 'Bully'

    The saga between Harvey Weinstein and MPAA deepens today. As you might remember, the ratings board slapped an R on the upcoming documentary "Bully," effectively preventing the very kids it was made for from seeing the film. Yesterday, Harvey attended an appeals hearing accompanied by Alex ...

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    MPAA Keeps Dangerous 'Bully' Documentary Away From Impressionable Children By Sticking With R-Rating

    Once again, the MPAA has shown it is completely out of touch. Earlier this week it was reported that The Weinstein Company were planning to appeal the R-rating stamped on their upcoming documentary "Bully" about, you guessed it, schoolyard bullying. The issues with the film had nothing to ...

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