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Ty Burr

Burr is a film critic for the Living/Arts section and author of the critically-acclaimed cultural history “Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame.” He previously worked as a senior critic for Entertainment Weekly, where he covered film, music, theater, books, and the web. Burr is also the author of “The Best Old Movies for Families” and the e-book “The 50 Movie Starter Kit: What You Need to Know if You Want to Know What You’re Talking About”.

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Sundance day 2: A serious day

By , Globe staff

A array of serious movies back to back started out as a questionable decision and improved from there.

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Not bowled over by the Super Bowl

By , Globe Staff

Good luck to Tom Brody and Bill Beelzechick, but I think I’ll just settle for a cross-country ski down the Mass Turnpike. You’re welcome to come along.

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Sundance Day 6: Quick takes on eight films

By , Globe Staff

Ty Burr shares his quick takes – loglines, really — on what he’s seen in the past few days at the Sundance Film Festival.

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Sundance Day 3: Bad girls, good movies

By , Globe Staff

“The Diary of a Teenage Girl” — Ty Burr’s favorite film of Sundance 2015, so far — benefits from being set in 1976 San Francisco; if it took place in the present day, it’d seem unconscionable.