Stephanie Zacharek

Stephanie Zacharek is chief film critic at the Village Voice.

The Movie Club
Jan. 17 2014 6:06 PMWhy Is 12 Years a Slave So Hard to Talk About?
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Jan. 15 2014 6:20 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 7: In praise of Tom Hanks. And Oprah!
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Jan. 11 2013 5:40 PMThe Movie ClubA few words about Bradley Cooper.
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Jan. 9 2013 12:03 PMThe Movie ClubI used to hate Matthew McConaughey. Now I love him. I hate when that happens.
Books
Aug. 3 2012 11:59 PMHate the PlayersBruce Wagner’s novel Dead Stars doesn’t understand what makes Hollywood satire work.
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Jan. 6 2012 12:29 PMThe Movie ClubDid anyone else take delight in the placenta-splooge craziness of Twilight: Breaking Dawn-Part One?
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Jan. 2 2012 4:21 PMThe Movie ClubWhy I loved Melancholia, and why Tree of Life left me cold.
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Jan. 4 2011 4:06 PMSomehow, There's Always a Man Responsible for Anything Sofia Coppola Has Achieved.
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Jan. 8 2010 10:29 AMReason vs. Instinct, the Snooze Button vs. Lars von Trier
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Jan. 4 2010 3:17 PMRaining on the Tilda Swinton Love Parade
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Jan. 7 2009 3:37 PMIn Praise of Clint Eastwood's Face
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Jan. 7 2005 9:09 AMEastwood's Darkroom
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Jan. 6 2005 11:53 AMA Positively Final Note on the State of Film Criticism
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Jan. 4 2005 1:38 PMI Nominate Dogville …
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Jan. 16 2014 3:53 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 11: I don’t care about the Oscars. I don’t care about the Oscars. I don’t care about the Oscars.
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Jan. 13 2014 11:45 PMThe Movie ClubEntry 3: Memo to modern men: Be less like Joaquin Phoenix in Her, more like Ethan Hawke in Before Midnight.
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Jan. 10 2013 12:08 PMThe Movie ClubI had enormous problems with Beasts of the Southern Wild.
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Jan. 8 2013 11:15 AMThe Movie ClubI’m a guilt-ridden white liberal and I thought Django Unchained was fun. Fun fun fun!
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Jan. 9 2012 2:52 PMThe Movie ClubWar Horse wasn’t corny.
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Jan. 4 2012 12:44 PMThe Movie ClubA defense of The Artist, offered without disclaimers or shame.
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Jan. 7 2011 1:14 PMElle Fanning in Somewhere Provided My Favorite Movie Moment
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Jan. 4 2011 10:29 AMPleasure at the Movies, or Why I Loved The Tourist
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Jan. 6 2010 10:47 AMThe Ultimate Critical Insult
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Jan. 9 2009 11:55 AMWhy Fast Times at Ridgemont High Is a Movie Landmark
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Jan. 6 2009 3:59 PMThe Tyranny of Tasteful Movies
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Jan. 6 2005 6:31 PMThe Heavenly Hellboy
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Jan. 5 2005 8:20 AMWhat critical consensus?

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  Business
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  Life
Outward
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  Double X
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Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I Am 25. I Don't Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
  Arts
Brow Beat
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  Technology
Future Tense
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  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Oct. 20 2014 11:46 AM Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.