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curated: men talk more in movies than women do

Sun Aug 06 2017, 05:55pm | 5 comments

curated: The New York Times hires climate-change denier Bret Stephens as columnist

Tue Apr 18 2017, 04:27pm | 8 comments

Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts (89th Academy Awards) review

Mon Feb 06 2017, 06:42pm | 0 comments

Deepwater Horizon movie review: blood for oil

Mon Sep 26 2016, 07:42pm | 17 comments

from Facebook: The New York Times kills regional arts and restaurant coverage

Thu Sep 01 2016, 05:21pm | 11 comments

War Dogs movie review: sob havoc over this gun fun run

Wed Aug 17 2016, 11:58am | 6 comments

classic film through a feminist lens: Baby Face (1933)

Mon Aug 08 2016, 08:00pm | 3 comments

True Story movie review: lies and the lying liars who tell them

Thu Mar 31 2016, 03:51pm | 0 comments

from Facebook: is the New York Times bestseller list rigged?

Mon Feb 08 2016, 02:47pm | 2 comments

Concussion movie review: heads up

Mon Dec 21 2015, 07:52pm | 2 comments

Where Are the Women? Best of Enemies

Fri Jul 24 2015, 02:01pm | 3 comments

Top Five movie review: funnyman black-and-blues

Thu May 07 2015, 05:52pm | 1 comment

Kill the Messenger movie review: all the news that’s fit to quash

Fri Mar 06 2015, 01:23pm | 3 comments

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) movie review: winged infamy

Tue Feb 24 2015, 05:43pm | 35 comments

New York photo: skyline shooting up

Fri Jan 02 2015, 09:32pm | 1 comment

even The New York Times has given up on quality film journalism

Thu Aug 14 2014, 12:44pm | 17 comments

Welcome to New York movie review: the rampage of uncivilized men

Fri Aug 08 2014, 06:58pm | 13 comments

if exposure to violent media influences violence in real life, why isn’t Comic-Con a bloodbath?

Sun Jul 27 2014, 08:34pm | 5 comments

Heaven Is for Real movie review: extraordinary claims, no evidence

Fri May 30 2014, 09:56pm | 104 comments

Larry Wilmore taking Colbert’s timeslot with The Minority Report

Sat May 10 2014, 12:11pm | 3 comments

streaming sucks (which is why you need my help)

Sat Mar 29 2014, 08:40pm | 7 comments

“can women save film criticism?”

Thu Mar 13 2014, 11:52am | 2 comments

New York Times critic AO Scott is all boo-hoo waaaa grrl power

Thu Mar 06 2014, 06:53pm | 15 comments

behold the power of movies to bring down dictators

Thu Feb 20 2014, 02:39pm | 21 comments

what would happen if critics simply stopped reviewing bad movies?

Mon Feb 17 2014, 09:50am | 9 comments

fun fact: Sid Caesar was television’s killer app

Sat Feb 15 2014, 02:40pm | 1 comment

doing some number crunching on subscriptions (and why I need you to subscribe)

Sun Feb 09 2014, 02:45pm | 13 comments

deaf Japanese composer genius is a fake? I can’t even

Sat Feb 08 2014, 09:31pm | 11 comments

dammit, so this happens even to New York Times journalists

Tue Jan 21 2014, 06:16pm | 6 comments

I was excited about the possibilities of VOD for indie films until I read this

Tue Jan 14 2014, 11:02pm | 8 comments

is it The New York Times’ fault so many movies get released?

Sun Jan 12 2014, 04:04pm | 3 comments

evening clickbait: critics thanked for loving Inside Llewyn Davis; Benedict Cumberbatch’s real parents cameo as Sherlock’s

Wed Jan 08 2014, 01:11am | 3 comments

evening clickbait: are time travelers on the Net?; the He-man Hollywood woman haters club; the burden of glorious purpose; the Inside Llewyn Davis tweet ad controversy

Mon Jan 06 2014, 11:12pm | 1 comment

Instructions Not Included trailer: why you’ve probably never heard of this hit movie

Wed Sep 04 2013, 08:46am | 12 comments

what would the sitcom about your life be called?

Mon Jul 22 2013, 08:00am | 15 comments

this is the Lianne Spiderbaby piece that Bleeding Cool posted and then scrubbed

Sun Jul 21 2013, 11:04pm | 7 comments

“scholar asserts that Hollywood avidly aided Nazis”

Mon Jul 01 2013, 04:16pm | 5 comments

how much national cultural protectionism is feasible in a wired world?

Mon Jun 24 2013, 08:00am | 28 comments

interesting stuff I found online (that you might find interesting too)

Thu Jun 20 2013, 01:02am | 4 comments

interesting stuff I found online (that you might find interesting too)

Fri Jun 07 2013, 11:34pm | 1 comment

what food would you have to have smuggled to you if you didn’t have access to it?

Sat May 18 2013, 12:59pm | 21 comments

women’s bodies as public property (on Angelina Jolie’s medical care)

Tue May 14 2013, 08:46pm | 35 comments

Doctor Who thing: US DVD customers get early peek at “The Name of the Doctor”

Tue May 14 2013, 12:03pm | 7 comments

women: always Other

Thu Apr 25 2013, 04:41pm | 0 comments

HBO isn’t dying, so they think they’re winning (on the rampant pirating of Game of Thrones)

Mon Apr 08 2013, 05:24pm | 13 comments

QOTW: Do you worry that what’s happening in Cyprus could happen where you live?

Sat Mar 23 2013, 02:47pm | 0 comments

bitches (on TV) be crazy

Tue Mar 19 2013, 04:30pm | 0 comments

important information for visitors to Earth (and other adventures in social networking)

Fri Mar 01 2013, 12:15am | 0 comments

QOTD: What movies or TV shows do you find calming and relaxing?

Fri Feb 22 2013, 12:25pm | 27 comments

all your suspicions about how Academy members cast their Oscar votes are accurate (and other adventures in social networking)

Wed Feb 20 2013, 11:14pm | 0 comments

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