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film criticism by maryann johanson | since 1997

Richard Jewell movie review: innocent man, guilty movie

Thu Dec 12 2019, 04:18pm | 0 comments

A Private War movie review: this is not fake news (#LFF2018)

Tue Nov 13 2018, 07:38pm | 1 comment

Murder on the Orient Express movie review: strangers on a train

Mon Nov 06 2017, 07:33pm | 5 comments

question of the day: If Web sites can be sitcoms now — the upcoming Friend Me is about Groupon — what sites should be TV shows next?

Tue May 15 2012, 09:49am | 0 comments

question of the day: How many things can you find wrong with the cover of Vanity Fair’s Hollywood issue?

Fri Feb 03 2012, 10:15am | 0 comments

question of the day: Have we reached a point of cultural stagnation?

Fri Jan 20 2012, 08:00am | 3 comments

things you need to know: if you are looking for a journalism job, the head of NBC News will be calling you soon!

Tue Nov 15 2011, 12:36am | 0 comments

question of the day: Can a Hollywood insider be a fair film critic?

Mon Nov 14 2011, 11:48am | 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

the MPAA and male nudity; more battles between TV networks and cable providers; the Oscars race is on; more: leftover links

Sat Oct 16 2010, 08:25am | 0 comments

question of the day: If it’s okay to worry that ‘Inception’ is too smart, where is the worry about movies that are too stupid?

Fri Jul 16 2010, 11:49am | 23 comments

retro trailer: ‘The Empire Strikes Back’

Sun May 23 2010, 02:49pm | 10 comments

Kevin Smith, foul-mouth? is ‘Avatar’ immoral? Penelope Cruz in ‘POTC 4’?, and more: leftover links

Sat Feb 13 2010, 05:36pm | 10 comments

‘Vanity Fair’ can recognize sexism and unfair treatment of women in Hollywood…

Mon Feb 08 2010, 12:12am | 3 comments

question of the day: Are there “new rules” for movie stars?

Wed Mar 11 2009, 08:46am | 2 comments

Rize (review)

Thu Jun 23 2005, 12:47am | 1 comment

totally quotable: best. lines. ever, 2004 edition

Fri Dec 31 2004, 09:01pm | 0 comments


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