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    A Movie Review Show With Pretensions

    A new movie review show -- on YouTube -- looks to revitalize the classic crosstalk format.

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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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    From the Wire: Reading 'Hunger Games'' Romance

    A lot of people have compared "The Hunger Games" and "Twilight" -- one critic takes a closer look.

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    Guest Post: Trouble in Hollywood - Hunger Games Fans Resort to Racist Tweets

    The first installment of the highly anticipated The Hunger Games trilogy finally made its way to the silver screen, earning an historic $155 million its opening weekend. While fans cheered on Katniss Everdreen—the strong and self-sufficient blue-eyed, blond hair Anglo heroine fighting for her ...

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    Hunger Games Backlash: Jennifer Lawrence Doesn't Look Hungry Enough

    As of two days ago The Hunger Games' domestic gross was up above $173 million dollars.  It will clearly be above $200 million before the weekend.  It's a success so the nitpicking has started.  We've seen the posts on the racist tweets and now there are people complaining ...

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    From the Wire: Books to Films and Back

    How important is faithfulness to the success of a cinematic adaptation of a popular novel?

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    The Connection Between Big Opening Weekends and Good Reviews

    Investigating the claim that critics can positively impact a movie's opening weekend grosses.

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    THE HUNGER GAMES: The Conversation

    Now that "The Hunger Games," the new film adaptation of the first book in Suzanne Collins's hyper-popular young adult book series, has raked in $68 million dollars on its opening day alone, it seems especially prudent to take a somewhat harder look at the film, both as a stand-alone work and as an a...

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    The Hunger Games

    I spent most of the beginning of The Hunger Games kind of holding my breath in hopes that the movie would live up to all the hype I put on it.  I loved the books A LOT.  I also put a whole heap of unjustified responsibility on it and felt that it just had to hit a certain level so that the...

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    Are Female Critics More Likely to Enjoy 'The Hunger Games' Than Their Male Counterparts?

    One blogger says female critics are more inclined to like "The Hunger Games." We looked at the statistics to see if he's right.

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