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2013-11-24 23:00:56

New Movies Online now introduces to the online community a comprehensive array of sister review sites comparing different movies, books, and brand names from various critics expressing their viewpoints. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 New Movies Online.us.com (http://www.newmoviesonline.us.com) believes that any moviegoer who wants to improve their knowledge of the current movie releases and recent shows should look no further than the New Movies Online blog. The blog along...

2013-11-09 23:02:41

This weekend's must-see #concert is in the quaint art town, Winnsboro, #Texas at Crossroads Music Company and Listening Room. Two very talented performers, folk #singer/songwriter, Heather McCready and her long-time producer/arranger, Milo Deering, have been featured multiple times in The Dallas Morning News as critic "Top Picks," Best Producer and more. (PRWEB) November 09, 2013 "Heather McCready makes music to calm the chaotic soul. The Arlington,Texas based folk...

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2009-02-17 22:47:46

A film critic who visited the set of Quentin Tarantino's movie, Inglourious Basterds, says it has a higher Nazi body count than The Dirty Dozen. Starring Brad Pitt, Mike Myers, Samuel L. Jackson, Diane Kruger, Cloris Leachman and Rod Taylor, the latest flick from the Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill auteur is to premiere at France's Cannes Film Festival this spring. In my time on the set -- I feel I can say with confidence, that I witnessed the brutal deaths of over a 100 Nazis. It was glorious,...

2008-10-02 03:00:30

By Anonymous Caught in the Web, print and new media writers debate the pros and cons of online, where everyone's a critic. In introducing the Critical Symposium on "International Film Criticism Today" in our Winter 2005 issue, we maintained, with a certain resigned pride, that "critics at independent film magazines have virtually complete freedom, and a generous amount of space, to express their opinions if they are willing to endure the relative (or, in some cases, total) penury that...

2008-07-14 15:00:34

By Craig D. Lindsey, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jul. 13--In case you haven't heard, criticism is under attack. And so far, the body count among film critics is high. Between 2006 and now, more than 30 film critics of all types all over the country have quit, retired, been laid off, accepted buyouts or been reassigned. With the myriad reports of print journalism going through an Internet-induced, ad revenue-depleted, downward spiral, critics of all forms of arts and...

2008-07-04 00:00:17

By Scott Tady, Beaver County Times, Pa. Jul. 3--MONACA -- As a teenager, Chuck Thomas would walk four hours roundtrip to see movies. Today, the Monaca man rubs elbows with George Clooney, Angelina Jolie, Matt Damon, Clint Eastwood and virtually every other star in the Hollywood universe. Such are the perks of being Chuck the Movie Guy. "Everyone's a critic, I just found a way to make a living off of it," said Thomas, who previews and reviews blockbuster films using the name Chuck...

2007-07-28 03:00:00

By HOWARD JACOBSON One should never wish anything not to have been written, but just occasionally I can't help thinking what a better world we'd be living in if only Dickens had thought twice before publishing A Christmas Carol and Aesop had decided that "The Fox and the Grapes" wasn't much of a fable after all. I don't pick these examples randomly, though on other days my selection would probably be different. But right now conformity holds us captive, and both the above lay flattering...

2006-06-02 02:03:44

By Anne Thompson LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The media world and cyberspace are abuzz with lengthy debates about the state of film criticism. What should its role be as the rules of the game keep evolving? Several different forces are putting pressure on film critics. Technology is wreaking havoc not only on Hollywood but also on publishing. As a generation of top critics move into their 50s and 60s, newspapers are chasing the same young demographic as advertisers and...

2006-05-28 10:50:04

By Paul Eckert WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior Republican Senator vowed on Sunday to hold hearings on U.S. Marines' role in the deaths of up to two dozen Iraqi civilians last November as a leading Democratic war critic alleged a military cover-up. The U.S. military is investigating the November 19 incident in Haditha, about 140 miles northwest of Baghdad. The military has said 15 civilians were killed, while other accounts put the number at about 24. Senator John Warner told ABC...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.