A.O. Scott

A.O. Scott is a film critic at the New York Times.

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Dec. 29 2005 5:01 PMThe Niche-ification of Moviegoing
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Dec. 28 2005 1:41 PMSympathy As Dramatic Principle
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Jan. 7 2005 9:55 AMWhy Should Rwanda Be Triumphant?
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Jan. 5 2005 10:01 AMEnter the Critic
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Jan. 29 2004 8:55 AMVanity, Waste, and the Anomaly of the Filmmaker-as-Artist
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Jan. 9 2004 12:38 PMNot Available for Preview
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Jan. 7 2004 1:25 PMWhich Critical Wave Are You Riding?
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Jan. 6 2004 11:46 AMThe Politics of Movie Reviewing
June 20 2003 3:32 PMA Life's StudyWhy Robert Lowell is America's most important career poet.
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Jan. 6 2003 8:32 AMA More Fundamental Question About Chicago 
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Jan. 2 2003 9:52 AMThe Homely Husband
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June 6 2002 5:54 PMChronicle of a Death?
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June 4 2002 4:23 PMWho Do We Mean by "We"?
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Jan. 3 2002 5:12 PMTruth-Telling in the Movies
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Jan. 2 2002 2:13 PMFeeling Better About the Year's Movies Than Anticipated
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Dec. 29 2005 10:21 AMOn Acting
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Dec. 27 2005 6:57 PMThe Dubious Power of Movies
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Jan. 6 2005 9:03 AMThe Old Critics' Home
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Jan. 30 2004 3:09 PMThe Big Moment
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Jan. 27 2004 3:50 PMApocalyptic Intensity Diminished
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Jan. 9 2004 8:06 AMMcNamara vs. Morris
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Jan. 7 2004 9:19 AMJapanophilia
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Jan. 5 2004 3:07 PMTop 10 Lists All Around!
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Jan. 7 2003 11:27 AMThe Folly of Picking on Ouagadougou
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Jan. 2 2003 2:10 PMThe Year of the Non-Musical Musical
Aug. 6 2002 6:00 PMThe Poet Laureate of 9/11Apocalypse and salvation on Springsteen's new album.
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June 5 2002 4:33 PMIs Your Dialectic Sufficiently Dialectical?
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Jan. 4 2002 4:30 PMComplacent Comedies
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Jan. 3 2002 1:59 PMMadcap Films and the Mysterious Art of Acting
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Jan. 17 2000 7:50 PM




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How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

An Iranian Woman Was Sentenced to Death for Killing Her Alleged Rapist. Can Activists Save Her?

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10

Homeland Is Good Again! For Now.


Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.


How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

The U.S. Has a New Problem in Syria: The Moderate Rebels Feel Like We’ve Betrayed Them

We Need to Talk: A Terrible Name for a Good Sports Show by and About Women

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