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 Remembering Tom Clancy: Author, Storyteller, and Occasional Movie CriticAP Photo/G.P. Putnam Sons, David Burnett

HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — In 1985, a year after the Cold War thriller “The Hunt for Red October” came out, author Tom Clancy was invited to lunch at the Reagan White House, where he was… Continue reading Remembering Tom Clancy: Author, Storyteller, and Occasional Movie Critic

Critic asks Zooey Deschanel to explain her name

ZOOEY DESCHANEL 510x380 Critic asks Zooey Deschanel to explain her name

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Something about Zooey Deschanel throws off TV critics. At last year’s press tour panel for her Fox hit New Girl, a reporter wanted to know when did she realize that she’s “adorable.”

This time at the semi-annual event, she was asked to explain her name. That was the question — can she “explain her name.” Like it’s a riddle. Or… Continue reading Critic asks Zooey Deschanel to explain her name

Earlier this week, film critic Marshall Fine did something very common for a man of his profession: he wrote a negative review. Unfortunately, Fine wrote a negative review about “The Dark Knight Rises,” easily the most anticipated movie of the summer — and then the storm came.

The Hollywood and Fine helmer posted the first — and for a number of days, only — negative review about Christopher Nolan’s finale on… Continue reading 'Dark Knight Rises' Film Critic Receives Death Threats Over Negative Review

sandra bullock 300 Chic Clicks: Sandra Bullock’s Fashion Critic, the Jenners Take ‘America’s Next Top Model’Jackson Lee/Splash News Online

–Sandra Bullock says her biggest fashion critic is actually her son, Louis. “He likes me the other way,” she says of dressing up [InStyle]

–Kris, Kendall and Kylie Jenner apparently play a part on next week’s episode of America’s Next Top Model [Fashionista]

–Kanye West is selling the shoes he sent down the runway in Paris last season … for a… Continue reading Chic Clicks: Sandra Bullock’s Fashion Critic, the Jenners Take ‘America’s Next Top Model’

a190x190 Why J. Hoberman, Fired Village Voice Movie Critic, MattersYesterday’s news that the Village Voice had laid off its longtime chief film critic J. Hoberman sent shockwaves through the worlds of movie journalism and independent film distribution. Aside from Roger Ebert, it’s hard to imagine a current critic who’s been at his post longer, who’s had more impact on the indie film world and on other critics, or who’s departure would leave a bigger void. His layoff… Continue reading Why J. Hoberman, Fired Village Voice Movie Critic, Matters