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Reviewing pirated film costs Fox News columnist a job

The film industry continues the crackdown on pirated films, fiction and non-fiction alike, with the news from this New York Times article about the continued fallout from the leaked X-Men Origins: Wolverine. The unreleased and unfinished film was reviewed by FoxNews.com entertainment columnist Roger Friedman, who has been fired.
April 6, 2009

The film industry continues the crackdown on pirated films, fiction and non-fiction alike, with the news from this New York Times article about the continued fallout from the leaked X-Men Origins: Wolverine. The unreleased and unfinished film was reviewed by FoxNews.com entertainment columnist Roger Friedman, who has been fired.

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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