Occasional link roundup – April 14-27


I’m doing a new column at Film.com! Sort of. Basically, instead of doing one-off features like I’ve been doing, they’ll be gathered under a heading: “Eric D. Snider’s Movie Column.” It took us a long time to come up with that. The first one is about CinemaScore: what it is, what it wants from us, whether it can hurt us, etc.

Eric’s Bad Movies is still a thing, of course. This is separate from that, a weekly-ish repository for me to write about whatever film-related things are on my mind, without being restricted by a particular topic or format. I might even be able to sneak an occasional Re-View in there…

“Pain & Gain” C [Twitch]
“Oblivion” C+
“My Brother the Devil” B+ [About.com]
“To the Wonder” C- [About.com]
“At Any Price” B+ [Twitch]
“The Angels’ Share” B+

Eric D. Snider’s Movie Column: What Is a ‘CinemaScore’? — Breaking down the audience polling service [Film.com]

Eric’s Bad Movies: “Barney’s Great Adventure” (1998) — Terrifying prehistoric monster visits children [Film.com]
Eric’s Bad Movies: “Chain Reaction” (1996) — Keanu Reeves solves the world’s energy problems [Film.com]

Snide Remarks #686: “Correction News Network” — CNN clarifies some of its earlier coverage

Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider #157 (4/19) — “Oblivion,” “Room 237,” “Lords of Salem,” “Upstream Color,” “The Company You Keep” [MovieBS]
Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider #158 (4/26) — “Pain & Gain,” “Mud,” “To the Wonder,” “Arthur Newman,” “NO,” “The Angels’ Share” [MovieBS]

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