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    From the Wire: The 2012 Better-Than List

    "A Thousand Words is better than Argo" and more of Armond White's annual contrarian comparisons.

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    From the Wire: 'Back to the Future' Newspapers

    Where a local crackpot inventor getting committed to a mental hospital rates above President Nixon running for a fifth term as big news.

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    Will Critics Regret Trashing 'The Hobbit?'

    Is "No!" an acceptable response?

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    From the Wire: Critics as 'Morally Engaged Viewers'

    Should critics be less focused on aesthetics and more on morality?

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    From the Wire: Times Editor Quotes Times Critics On Subject of Times Review

    Some movies are "practically critic-proof," says the Times' Manohla Dargis.

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    From the Wire: Are Movies Too Long? Or: 'TL;DW'

    An editor at Variety thinks movies are too long and wants no movie to last longer than three hours.

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    From the Wire: The 'Hitchcock' Fact-Check

    Comparing the new movie to the book it was based on.

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    From the Wire: The Undying Power of the 'Universal Soldier' Series

    A deep examination of the inexplicable endurance of a very bad film series that gets better with each installment.

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    From the Wire: Does The New York Times Review Too Many Movies?

    Is the sheer quantity of film reviews each week in the paper of record drowning out the quality films?

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    From the Wire: A Jewish Lincoln?

    Does the new biopic by Steven Spielberg turn the Great Emanicpator into the Great Oy-manicpator?

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