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film criticism by maryann johanson | since 1997

Razzie nominations are in!

Mon Jan 31 2011, 10:18am | 0 comments

the worst movies of 2010

Fri Jan 21 2011, 10:24am | 0 comments

question of the day: O Hollywood, where art thou?

Mon Jan 03 2011, 10:26am | 0 comments

question of the day: Has this been the worst summer for movies ever, or does it just feel that way?

Fri Sep 03 2010, 10:55am | 10 comments

‘Toy Story 3’ continues to tear up the British box office

Thu Aug 19 2010, 02:00pm | 1 comment

does Hollywood have a new formula?; James Franco and ‘Twilight’?; the 11-year-old movie critic; more: leftover links

Sun Aug 15 2010, 12:59pm | 0 comments

on my radar: opening 08.11-13.10 in U.K. theaters

Tue Aug 10 2010, 08:49pm | 0 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Complete Book 1 Collection (review)

Wed Jul 28 2010, 08:42pm | 183 comments

you’re not helping: M. Night Shyamalan la-la-la can’t hear you…

Wed Jul 28 2010, 02:13pm | 27 comments

calling bullshit on: Owen Gleiberman at EW’s The Movie Critics…

Tue Jul 27 2010, 03:41pm | 2 comments

question of the day: When was the last time you went to a summer blockbuster film even with the full knowledge said movie was going to suck?

Thu Jul 15 2010, 07:54am | 32 comments

don’t blame Tom Cruise for ‘Knight and Day’; Hollywood still loves Comic Con; more: leftover links

Sun Jul 04 2010, 09:32am | 0 comments

wtf: M. Night Shyamalan on why the whitewashing of ‘The Last Airbender’ totally isn’t racist

Fri Jul 02 2010, 03:18pm | 35 comments

new this week in U.S., Canadian, and U.K. theaters: ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse,’ ‘The Last Airbender,’ ‘Shrek Forever After,’ more

Fri Jul 02 2010, 09:39am | 0 comments

The Last Airbender (review)

Thu Jul 01 2010, 05:17pm | 120 comments

omg: Ray Harryhausen feted at BFI on his 90th birthday; is he available to work?

Wed Jun 30 2010, 12:48am | 11 comments

question of the day: Is there ever a good reason to open a movie on any day other than Friday?

Mon Jun 28 2010, 12:41pm | 10 comments

trailer break: ‘The Last Airbender’

Thu Jun 10 2010, 01:08pm | 59 comments

you’re not helping: ‘Prince of Persia’ and ‘The Last Airbender’ not really whitewashes, Hollywood insists

Tue May 25 2010, 04:21pm | 59 comments

question of the day: Should white actors play Asian and Inuit characters?

Tue Feb 03 2009, 10:59am | 60 comments

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