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World War Z Has The Critics Split

World War Z is opening in theaters tomorrow. It seems to not have much in common with the fan-favorite novel, but the movie itself has garnered a somewhat favorable critical reception. As of now, World War Z is sitting at a 70 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. A number of top critics are giving it favorable reviews saying that it’s a …

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Andrew Sarris, Influential Film Critic, Dead at 83

Andrew Sarris, the man responsible for championing the “auteur theory” and a pioneer of the annual Top 10 films list, has passed away due to complications from an infection. He was 83. Inspired by his love of film, Sarris made a name for himself writing reviews for The Village Voice — his first write-up was for the Alfred Hitchcock film …

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