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film criticism by maryann johanson | since 1997

gendered abuse I have received

Thu Mar 21 2019, 04:44pm | 173 comments

Moonlight movie review: the empathy machine in action (but only if you’re watching)

Wed Nov 16 2016, 04:44pm | 25 comments

Life Itself documentary review: he found it at the movies

Fri Jul 04 2014, 04:47pm | 8 comments

if you want to keep the level of film conversation online up at high level, you need to support me

Thu Feb 27 2014, 02:52pm | 4 comments

fun stuff from FlickFilosopher stats week of Apr 20-26 2013

Sun Apr 28 2013, 10:16am | 0 comments

most popular posts on FlickFilosopher week of Apr 6-12 2013

Sun Apr 14 2013, 12:08pm | 0 comments

question of the week: What does the death of Roger Ebert mean for mainstream film criticism?

Mon Apr 08 2013, 08:08am | 9 comments

most popular posts on FlickFilosopher week of Mar 30-Apr 5 2013

Sun Apr 07 2013, 04:39pm | 0 comments

the best tribute I can offer Roger Ebert…

Thu Apr 04 2013, 10:49pm | 6 comments

Roger Ebert’s idea of “taking it easy” sounds exhausting

Wed Apr 03 2013, 03:47pm | 0 comments

question of the day: What is your favorite biopic?

Tue Sep 18 2012, 08:00am | 0 comments

Scientology auditions for Mrs. Tom Cruise (and other adventures in social networking)

Fri Sep 07 2012, 11:36pm | 0 comments

question of the day: Can a movie be great if it’s boring?

Tue Jul 31 2012, 10:15am | 0 comments

question of the day: Do movies matter anymore?

Fri Mar 16 2012, 11:31am | 0 comments

cool viral video for Alien prequel Prometheus… (and other adventures in social networking)

Tue Mar 06 2012, 01:00am | 0 comments

question of the day: Has the Academy just made it too difficult for documentaries to qualify for the Oscars?

Tue Jan 10 2012, 10:31am | 0 comments

question of the day: Is there room for film criticism on TV anymore?

Tue Nov 08 2011, 08:00am | 0 comments

what happens when all film critics are amateurs?

Fri Aug 05 2011, 09:56pm | 0 comments

on the origin of species (of Cars and Autobots)

Mon Jul 04 2011, 04:26pm | 0 comments

question of the day: Should we — films critics and movie lovers alike — include TV movies when we talk about the best movies of the year?

Fri May 20 2011, 08:01am | 0 comments

Alex Pettyfer slams Hollywood; big ‘Harry Potter’ spoiler in trailer; Hollywood gender gap still gapping; more: leftover links

Mon May 02 2011, 01:41am | 0 comments

Roger Ebert has advice for *some* people who like ‘Battle: Los Angeles’

Fri Mar 11 2011, 05:05pm | 0 comments

what you don’t understand about Twitter; Facebook defriends Roger Ebert; Golden Globes in big trouble; more: leftover links

Sun Jan 30 2011, 01:50pm | 0 comments

Nintendo says no to Justin Bieber; Ricky Gervais won’t host Golden Globes again; Michel Gondry not a fan of 3D; more: leftover links

Sat Jan 22 2011, 01:21pm | 0 comments

who is Ebert protege Ignatiy Vishnevetsky?; Hollywood hates Netflix; the FCC delivers smackdowns to broadcasting’s old guard; more: leftover links

Sun Jan 09 2011, 07:34pm | 0 comments

watch it: “‘Idiot with a Tripod’ (aka, ‘Man in a Blizzard’)”

Tue Jan 04 2011, 02:56pm | 0 comments

question of the day: Is Ignatiy Vishnevetsky too young to host Roger Ebert’s new review show?

Tue Jan 04 2011, 09:45am | 0 comments

Roger Ebert’s new show needs a second host; studio hopes Netflix is fading; does the U.K. need a Fox news?; more: leftover links

Sun Dec 19 2010, 12:37pm | 0 comments

watch it: “Roger Ebert – Archive Interview Excerpt on Film Criticism”

Wed Dec 15 2010, 03:01am | 0 comments

how ‘Caprica’ should end; why Roger Ebert hates lists; what the frak is Roland Emmerich up to?; more: leftover links

Sat Oct 30 2010, 03:48pm | 0 comments

why ‘Big’ is depressing; should Roger Ebert retire?; streaming-only Netflix; more: leftover links

Sun Oct 24 2010, 03:42pm | 0 comments

question of the day: Can Roger Ebert’s new ‘At the Movies’ survive in the current TV environment?

Thu Sep 16 2010, 11:12am | 0 comments

you’re not helping: Armond White says, “Roger Ebert destroyed film criticism”

Wed Jul 21 2010, 12:54pm | 25 comments

Roger Ebert hates 3D; is Sacha Baron Cohen worth $20 million?; Brits playing American; and more: leftover links

Sun May 02 2010, 12:25pm | 4 comments

I’m crushed…

Wed Apr 21 2010, 01:01pm | 61 comments

For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism (review)

Mon Apr 05 2010, 06:31pm | 2 comments

question of the day: If ‘Variety’ doesn’t see any future in film criticism, is there any hope for it?

Wed Mar 10 2010, 10:12am | 32 comments

watch it: “Urlesque.com: The Darker Side of Siskel and Ebert”

Tue Feb 02 2010, 03:22pm | 5 comments

my week at the movies: ‘Gentlemen Broncos,’ ‘Michael Jackson’s This Is It,’ ‘Creation,’ ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox,’ ‘The Fourth Kind,’ ‘Pirate Radio’ (aka ‘The Boat That Rocked’), ‘Collapse’

Mon Oct 26 2009, 03:50pm | 3 comments

question of the day: Is Armond White a troll?

Mon Aug 17 2009, 10:36am | 37 comments

question of the day: Is film criticism on TV officially dead?

Thu Aug 06 2009, 10:26am | 20 comments

the beauty of a bad film

Sat Jun 27 2009, 05:13pm | 8 comments

Roger Ebert’s eight-minute review

Tue Oct 28 2008, 12:33pm | 8 comments

has Roger Ebert gone off the deep end?

Mon Sep 22 2008, 08:29pm | 42 comments

is anyone still watching ‘Ebert and Roeper’?

Mon Jul 21 2008, 03:06pm | 13 comments

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