Fifty critics, 107 terrible movies!
The definitive survey of terribleness in film, with ballots and commentary from 50 of America's most prominent critics.
Is 'Secretariat' a "work of creepy, half-hilarious master-race propaganda almost worthy of Leni Riefenstahl"?
He was "shocked — really shocked” by Alessandra Stanley's spoiler-filled review.
"Trusting the intelligence of the audience can cost Nolan at the box office."
"Each subpar quip delivered with a cocksure grin that makes you wish the bad guys were better at hitting back."
"['Sex and the City 2'] lacks the insightful love-hate ambivalence that emerges so crucially when Jay-Z’s hip-hop cynicism contrasts Keys’ soaring, unstoppable aspiration."
"I can viscerally remember Tom Shales' review of the first season ... "
A.O. Scott and Manohla Dargis both wussed out.
After eleven years at the site, film critic Stephanie Zacharek is leaving Salon, she announced in a farewell post tonight.
The film "illustrates the current disparity between television and big-screen comedy," 'Hollywood Reporter' says.
No wonder they wouldn't let her speak in the trailer!
J. Hoberman on Armond White: "Imagine if I had written something about him rather than making available something he wrote."
Obviously you'll want to read this whole thing, but here are some highlights.
Bigelow and Co. thanked everybody in their Oscar speeches except for, amazingly, the one group that proved most key in their awards-season success.
With ballots and commentary from 43 critics, the Vulture Critics' Poll is the definitive survey of crappiness in film.
Forty-three critics! One-hundred-and-seven movies! Find out who hated what and why.
"The corniest movie ever made about the white man’s need to lose his identity and assuage racial, political, sexual and historical guilt.”
Not even Paul Dergarabedian can escape her barbs.
Dave: "I don't remember when I saw a movie that I was this impressed with ... It's the finest movie made in the last twelve, twenty years."
'The Guardian' thought it could've used more rape and murder.
"'2012' is, pardon the expression, a revelation. It gets everything right."
"Not since 'The Birth of a Nation' has a mainstream movie demeaned the idea of black American life as much as 'Precious.'"