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Matt Zoller Seitz appears in the following:

A Hard Day's Night Gets New Life At 50

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Part jukebox movie, part goofy comedy, part document of Beatlemania at its, well, most manic, A Hard Day's Night is, in many ways, an extended music video capturing John, Paul, George, and Ringo as they play songs and navigate its screaming fans. Now, just in time for its 50th anniversary, fans will get a chance to see A Hard Day's Night in a new light -- it has just been restored and re-released.

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'A Hard Day's Night' At 50; Puss N Boots Plays Live; Miles Davis On WNYC In 1950

Thursday, July 10, 2014

In this episode: A Hard Day’s Night cemented The Beatles as a cultural as well as musical force; now, to commemorate its 50th anniversary, the groundbreaking 1964 comedy is being re-released nationwide this week. Matt Zoller Seitz -- editor-in-chief at RogerEbert.com and New York Magazine writer reflects on about the film’s importance to the Beatles legend as well as its innovative technique.

Then: Puss n Boots -- the all-star cowboy boot-clad trio comprised of Sasha Dobson, Norah Jones and Catherine Popper -- performs music from its debut album, No Fools, No Fun.

And: In 1950, WNYC broadcast Miles Davis playing live at the American Music Festival, live from Birdland. Listen back to the recording from that festival with jazz historian and professor Ashley Kahn – who helps us place this performance within the timeline of Miles Davis’ career.

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Late Night TV Changes

Monday, April 07, 2014

David Letterman announced he'll retire from the Late Show sometime next year. Matt Zoller Seitz, TV critic for New York Magazine and Vulture.com and Editor-in-chief of RogerEbert.com, discusses the talk-show host's place in the history of late night TV, his comedic innovations and takes your (non-traditional) suggestions on who might replace Letterman.

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Can You Love Woody’s Movies and Hate the Man?

Thursday, February 06, 2014

What do you do when an artist you love is accused of something that makes your stomach churn? 

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Fall TV Season Preview

Thursday, September 05, 2013

New York Magazine TV critic, Matt Zoller Seitz discusses new TV shows, the return of beloved programs, and what there is to look forward to this season.

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Will We Ever Watch TV Together Again?

Friday, December 28, 2012

Web TV services, DVRs, and on-demand TV encourage us to ignore the broadcast schedule and watch at our convenience. So what will become of the experience of watching the same show at the same time as your friends? Bob sits down with David Carr, media critic at the New York Times, and Matt Zoller Seitz, New York magazine's TV critic, to see if the water cooler will evolve or perish.

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Will We Ever Watch TV Together Again?

Friday, May 25, 2012

Web TV services, DVRs, and on-demand TV encourage us to ignore the broadcast schedule and watch at our convenience. So what will become of the experience of watching the same show at the same time as your friends? Bob sits down with David Carr, media critic at the New York Times and Matt Zoller Seitz, New York magazine's TV critic, to see if the water cooler will evolve or perish.

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The State of Documentary Film

Friday, February 25, 2011

What's more important in a documentary: great filmmaking or great cause? Dana Stevens, Slate's film critic and co-host of the podcast Culture Gabfest, and Matt Zoller Seitz, T.V. and film critic for Salon, discuss this year's Oscar nominated documentaries and just what a documentary should be anyway.

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