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  1. obits
    Stanley Crouch, Influential Jazz Critic and Cultural Commentator, Dead at 74He was an advocate for traditional jazz.
  2. remembrances
    “Honey, you shouldn’t be showing that to anyone:” Why Pauline Kael Was My CriticHer writing always seemed like a journey, an elevated form of thinking out loud.
  3. and the consensus is...
    You’ll Laugh, You’ll Cry: The First Reactions to Avengers: Endgame Are InGet ready for a three-hour thrill ride.
  4. first man
    Venice Is Over the Moon for Damien Chazelle’s First ManCritics say the Neil Armstrong biopic is a giant leap for the young director.
  5. encounter
    Talking Instagram, Trump, and Old New York With Michiko KakutaniFor three decades, hers was the most influential voice in publishing. With the release of The Death of Truth, she now finds herself being reviewed.
  6. telling it like it is
    Meet Diet Prada, Fierce Fashion Critics for an Instagram AgeAnonymity and no advertisers allows this account to call out every brand for copying.
  7. job shuffles
    Controversial Dallas Restaurant Critic Resigns to Join Restaurant GroupLocal meat chef John Tesar once got a group of chefs to ban her from their businesses.
  8. criticism
    Comedy vs. CriticismOn the uneasy relationship between comedy and its critics.
  9. art and design 2017
    22 Artists, Critics, and Curators on What Makes Protest Art SuccessfulWe asked what works they’d found most powerful in the current climate — and what works from the past they felt inspiring in new ways.
  10. food fight
    Fed-Up Chef Challenges Local Critics to Actually Cook Something for the PublicHe’s inviting them to prepare a three-course meal for a panel of judges.
  11. How Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar Reflected Black Lives Matter Music critic Greg Tate talks Prince, changing definitions of R&B, and more.
  12. fall preview 2016
    What Vulture’s Critics Are Most Excited for This FallTheir top five picks for the season.
  13. critics
    Suicide Squad Cast Defends Film From Bad Reviews“I just don’t think they like superhero movies.”
  14. critics
    Megyn Kelly Too Busy Trying to Sell Books to Listen to Trump-Interview CriticsViewers just really wanted to see Kelly throw down.
  15. movie critics
    Hollywood Bad-Boy Jesse Eisenberg Trolls Critics in New Yorker Piece“Based on an idea that I poorly executed in grad school.”
  16. critics
    Pierce Brosnan Didn’t Even Like SpectreBrosnan was neither shaken nor stirred by the film.
  17. gender imbalance
    Meryl Streep Wants Way More Women Film CriticsAs she admits, she went “deep.”
  18. fall preview 2015
    What Our Critics Are Really Looking Forward to This FallTheir top five picks for the season.
  19. The ‘Washington Post’ Opinion Writer Who Claimed Amy Schumer Was Racist […]In case you missed it, The Washington Post ran an article earlier this week called “Don’t believe her defenders. Amy Schumer’s jokes are […]
  20. Here’s What the Critics Are Saying About ‘Welcome to Me’ Starring Kristen […]Kristen Wiig’s latest film Welcome to Me hits theaters today, and so far the reviews are pretty mixed. Currently at 71% on Rotten Tomatoes, the […]
  21. Critics Are Having a Lot of Fun Destroying ‘Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2’Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 hits theaters today, and as you might’ve guessed, it’s not getting the warmest reception from critics. Currently holding […]
  22. Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart Address ‘Get Hard’ Critical Backlash: ‘Funny […]“If you’re disturbed by white-collar crime, but not quite as disturbed as you are by gay sex, then congratulations: You might possess just the […]
  23. Tituss Burgess on ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Critics: ‘If People Aren’t […]It’s only been a week since Tina Fey and Robert Carlock’s new show Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt premiered on Netflix, but the internet is already […]
  24. review roundup
    American Hustle Review Roundup: Christian Bale’s Hair“There is so much hair … “
  25. review roundup
    Inside Llewyn Davis Review Roundup: The Critics Are Crazy for That Cat“The chilled-out tabby … immediately secures its place as a seminal character in the Coen brothers’ universe.”
  26. Interviews
    Daniel Boulud on Twenty Years of Daniel, His New Book, and That Three-Star“Twenty-five years in New York. I keep my course.
  27. obits
    Film Critic Stanley Kauffmann Dead at 97He wrote for The New Republic for over 50 years.
  28. Blah Blah Blah
    Everything Ever Written About ABC Cocina’s Spring-Pea GuacamoleRobert Sietsema’s not a fan.
  29. The Other Critics
    Times-Picayune Rehires Brett Anderson As Restaurant CriticThe food critic starts again in September.
  30. Lists
    How the ‘World’s 50 Best’ List Changed the Way EliteTop chefs around the globe now must cater to World’s 50 Best voters as much as anyone else.
  31. Balthazanomics
    Keith McNally Responds After Critic Slams Balthazar LondonOh snap.
  32. critics
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Isn’t That Impressed by GirlsHe wrote a review.
  33. Critics
    Skewering the Reviewer Who Reviewed His Tablemates at ElizabethCriticizing the critics.
  34. critics
    Roger Ebert Reviewed More Films This Year Than EverMore than 300. And Argo’s his favorite.
  35. majority opinions
    What the Critics Are Saying About The Hobbit’s High Frame Rate“It looks like Jehovah’s Witness art.”
  36. year in culture 2012
    Critics’ Roundtable: What Was the Cultural Event of 2012?And four other equally pertinent questions.
  37. Burn Sauce
    Weak Sauce: Restaurant Critics Endure Fairly Boring Death Threats“Fieri dumped a 500-seat tourist shakedown apparatus in the middle of Times Square.”
  38. Quote of the Day
    Stiffed Waiters, in More Ways Than OneYour server for the evening will be the first one to be fired after your bad review.
  39. The Other Critics
    James Beard Winner Brad A Johnson Moves to OC Register
  40. omissions
    What’s Missing From The Casual Vacancy?Magic, Dumbledore, and really any Harry Potter references at all.
  41. Siskel and Ebert: Film Criticism’s Most Underrated Comedy DuoIn 1993, Al Jean and Mike Reiss left their position as showrunners of The Simpsons.  Over four seasons, they helped transform the cartoon from […]
  42. Big Wimp'n
    Do American Restaurant Critics Need Bigger Balls?Our critics lack cojones.
  43. Relaunches
    Restaurant Girl Gets a MakeoverDanyelle Freeman’s site relaunches.
  44. Quote of the Day
    Do Bad Restaurant Reviews Really Make Readers Feel Good?Depends on who’s reading.
  45. Roger Ebert Won’t Dignify Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie With a ReviewRoger Ebert did not enjoy Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie. To be more specific, he hated it so much that he abandoned his synopsis halfway […]
  46. The Ten Most-Hated Rotten Tomatoes 0% ComediesThere’s something special about having a 0% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Like Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star, for instance. What that 0% […]
  47. Critics
    Lupa Loses Some Asimov LoveIt wasn’t so perfect this time around.
  48. Whispers
    John DeLucie Describes Brett Anderson; Other Chefs More CluelessChefs prepare to turn the page.
  49. close reading
    Can The Hour Sate Your Mad Men Craving?Mostly critics just want people to stop comparing them.
  50. Food Journalism
    Another Critic Confesses His ‘Love-Hate Relationship’ WithPlus: Adam Platt’s daughter follows in her old man’s footsteps. Aw.
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