Nat'l critics join chorus bashing ban

Rooney, David; Dunkley, Cathy
October 2003
Daily Variety;10/3/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 65, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the decision of the Motion Picture Association of America to ban on awards-season screeners in the U.S. Position of the National Society of Film Critics on the issue; Formal protest issued by the Online Film Critics Society on the ban; Movie producers protesting the screener veto.


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