The majority of critics in the film industry are male, according to new research that confirms what we’ve known to be true in our hearts.
Film criticism isn’t the same as it used to be in terms of influence (i.e. the era of Roger & Ebert), but reviews still have the power to sway the masses. After analyzing a chunk of data and box office numbers, Metacritic determined that reviews have a measurable impact on how well a movie does at the box office.
Where The Wild Things Are isn't a film for children, but about them. Many critics love it, but others say it's "made by, and for, members of a generation who feel it's unfair to have to grow up."
The new movie Knocked Up— about a woman (Katherine Heigl) who gets pregnant after a one-night stand and decides to have the baby (click "play" on the video player above to see an outtake) — is getting some stellar reviews. The NY Times says it just may be "an instant classic". The Chicago Tribune gave it 3 1/2…