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“The Most Irate Responses to Negative Hobbit Reviews By Commenters Who Haven’t Seen The Hobbit Yet” — Vince Mancini at Film Drunk compiles and reviles every critic’s favorite phenomenon.
“Terrence Malick Thought It Was Too Slow: 10 Things Learned From the Revival Screening of The Assassination of Jesse James By the Coward Robert Ford” — Jordan Hoffman goes to school on the Dominik film getting a second shot and shares everything he picked up for The Playlist.
“Disney Trashes ‘Poppins’ author in Saving Mr. Banks” — Trolling headline aside, this piece from Sara Stewart at the NY Post does an excellent job providing the reality behind the liberties taken.
“Criterion Corner: Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project Takes Cinephiles to Parts Unknown” — Jake Cole travels the globe and rediscovers stuff like The Housemaid for Film.com.
“Five Memories From My Year of Watching Women” — During RogerEbert.com’s week of women writers, Alyssa Rosenberg chronicles a year rich with female performances.