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    Queue It Up: 19 of 2012's Best Films Now Available on Netflix

    With so many new movies flooding the theaters every week, it's understandable that a few noteworthy releases might have slipped under your radar within the past year. Thanks to the magic of online streaming, getting caught up on some of the best films of 2012 is just a click away. Below we have comp...

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    Criticwire Picks: 'Sun Don't Shine' Appeals to All of Critics' Five Senses

    Can you feel a movie? Not really, but critics explain why Amy Seimetz' debut film brings you about as close as you can get.

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    Criticwire Picks: Would 'The Place Beyond the Pines' Work Better as a Trilogy?

    Last week, Derek Cianfrance's latest film "The Place Beyond the Pines" made a brief reappearance on our Best Indies of the Year So Far list. While newcomer "Sound City" made its way on to the list this week, the second film from the "Blue Valentine" director has been dropped for the second time, goi...

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    Criticwire Picks: 'Lore' a Difficult But Engaging Perspective on WWII

    Our network of critics have deemed Cate Shortland's new film, a tale of postwar survival, the film to watch this weekend. Also in this week's edition of Criticwire Picks: a new look at two documentaries and the film from the late '60s that hasn't aged quite as well with Criticwire members.

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    Criticwire Picks: Like 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'? 'Tchoupitoulas' is Another Successful Trip to New Orleans

    Months after "Beasts of the Southern Wild" reached its theatrical apex, Criticwire Picks returns to the Crescent City to look at the extremely positive reactions to the Ross Brothers' new documentary. Plus: a new documentary available on Netflix Instant, possible future successes with audiences and ...

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    Criticwire Picks: "Beware of Mr. Baker" Delivers Another Music Doc Hit, Plus: Netflix Docs, Fan Picks & More

    Another 2012 documentary of a musical enigma finds its way into Criticwire Picks this week. Also, we single out a documentary on Netflix that has gained traction among Indiewire's Criticwire members.

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    Criticwire Picks: 'Rust and Bone,' 'Bad 25' and 'Central Park Five' Top a Crowded Holiday Weekend

    Another literary adaptation tops this week's new releases, but a pair of Thanksgiving Day documentaries tie in second place.

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    Criticwire Picks: "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Anna Karenina" Mark Great Week for Literary Adaptations, Plus: Top Fan Grades

    Although their source novels were released thirteen decades apart, both films have fared well with pre-release reviews and festival runs. Also this week: a look at a few documentaries in theaters and on Netflix plus what film has the Criticwire Fan Seal of Approval.

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    Criticwire Picks: Surprise! It's 'Skyfall.' Plus: How To Avoid 'Starlet' Spoilers

    We knew from the first wave of "Skyfall" reviews that this film would be a positive entry into the Bond canon. Weeks later, it's the current pick of the week for this week's roundup of activity among critics in the Criticwire network.

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    Criticwire Picks: "Flight" Benefits From Fresh Headwind

    Each week, this column takes a look at the way critics in our Criticwire network has been responding to upcoming releases. We've tweaked the format somewhat to go along with our new design, but as always, the column aims to sift through various reactions to give you an idea of your latest movie opti...

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