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Union dos

Film Culture wanted to check out Boston’s first rally supporting the Writers Guild of America strike to see which New England–based screenwriters would answer the call.
The Hollywood writers strike east
By GERALD PEARY  |  December 26, 2007
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Critical lapses

Am I the only film critic with this vainglorious dream?
When the reviewer becomes the reviewee
By GERALD PEARY  |  August 22, 2007
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Golden anniversary

Happy 50th anniversary to the San Francisco Film Festival.
The SF Film Fest turns 50
By GERALD PEARY  |  May 16, 2007
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Background chatter

Thanks, Ricky Gervais, for getting the dread “A” word into the open: ATHEIST!
Ricky Gervais’s hilarious Extras
By GERALD PEARY  |  February 06, 2007
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A dying art?

We can’t compete with buccaneers of the Caribbean, but film reviewers lately have been getting a smidgen of respect, thanks to the keen attention paid American Movie Critics: An Anthology from the Silents Until Now .
Phillip Lopate collects America’s best film criticism
By GERALD PEARY  |  July 26, 2006
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After Pauline

“Why Aren’t There More Women Film Critics?” was the subject of a January 31 forum at the Boston Public Library, and nobody on our panel came up with much of an answer.
Where are the women film critics?
By GERALD PEARY  |  February 09, 2006