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MALICK’S NEW FILM BOOED BY AUDIENCE, PRAISED BY CRITICS

September 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Film critics and cineastes in general adore Terence Malick. General audiences, not so much. That was clear last year when his The Tree of Life was awarded the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for a best picture Oscar but earned only $13 million at the box office. (To be fair, […]

CRITICS SPLIT OVER SPIELBERG’S TINTIN

October 17, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Steven Spielberg’s plan was, from the beginning, to open his latest epic, The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, in Europe before bringing it to America. The film is based on a comics character beloved overseas but virtually unknown in the U.S. Spielberg’s hope, it was said, was to establish the movie as […]