Film Critic V.A. Musetto Exits NY Post Again

By | Friday August 16, 2013 @ 9:11pm PDT

V.A. Musetto weathered four decades of change during his longtime tenure as the NY Post’s film critic and headline writer (i.e. the tabloid’s infamous ‘Headless Body in Topless Bar’). On Thursday, Musetto became the latest print critic to get the axe because of … Read More »

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R.I.P. Judith Crist

By | Tuesday August 7, 2012 @ 12:29pm PDT

Judith Crist, author and influential film critic for more than three decades, died today at herJudith Crist Died home in Manhattan. She was 90. Crist joined the New York Herald Tribune in 1945 and in 1963 became the first … Read More »

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Elvis Mitchell Terminated As Chief Film Critic Of Movieline Over Review Mystery

By | Saturday April 23, 2011 @ 5:27pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: I’ve just been told that Penske Media Corp has terminated Elvis Mitchell after more than 3 months as’s chief film critic. The early end to his contract follows a company investigation into the circumstances surrounding Mitchell’s recent review of Summit … Read More »

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Chicago-based Critic Replaces Elvis Mitchell As Co-Host Of Roger Ebert’s Review Show

Nellie Andreeva

Chicago-based film critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky has been named co-host on Roger Ebert’s new review show Ebert Presents At the Movies. The 24-year-old Russian-born Vishnevetsky replaces original co-host Elvis Mitchell and will give out thumbs-up and down alongside Associated Press’ Christy Lemire. Mitchell’s departure was announced last month when Ebert released … Read More »

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