Bad News: I'm Leaving; Good News: You Can Still Win an iPad!


A wise man once said that all good things must come to an end. I'm not sure who exactly. Possibly Winston Churchill, or Michael Bay. In any case, it's as apt a sentiment as any on this occasion -- my farewell to you, the estimable Movieline readership. Helping to build this site in such a relatively short period of time into one of the best (if not THE best. Yes! I said it!) sources of entertainment writing anywhere has been among my proudest accomplishments, and it's with profoundly bittersweet sentiments that I bid it adieu. I assure you it's nothing personal -- I just have other stuff I want to do. In the meantime, fret not, as I leave you in the insanely capable hands of some of the nicest, funniest, brainiest souls in the known universe.


Seth Abramovitch


  • metroville says:

    I couldn't express my feelings more clearly than Pepe, so I won't bother.

  • metroville says:

    Oh, wait--no! I thought of something:

  • SunnydaZe says:

    I couldn't express my feelings more clearly than DFDAT, so I won't bother.

  • Martini Shark says:

    Thank you, kind soul, for distilling all of our thoughts and feelings at this sad time with a poignancy and insight that is not only needed but nourishing for our souls. You help us to realize that our sorrow is not a result of Seth's actions as it our personal desire to continue to savor his contributions to our very being.
    Now just step this way, Sean Penn is here to assist with administering some painful colorectal cancer for you.

  • Andy III says:

    Somebody said something about a free iPad?
    seriously...good luck

  • Liam says:

    I bet he left because of Kyle.

  • Kyle Buchanan says:

    Hey, what did I do? Trust me man, if I had my way, Seth would still be here writing witty takedowns and emailing me pictures of his new dog all day.

  • NP says:

    Oh how sad!

  • sweetbiscuit says:

    "Other stuff" you want to do? What could possibly be more rewarding than creating mini-blarts for us to devour and parse? Well, be off with you then. I wish you success, some semblance of validation, and a parking spot with your name on it!

  • HwoodHills says:

    Fear not, folks.
    Abramovitch is too humble to mention it but word on the street is that he's been offered the Senior Ed. position at
    Sure, it's a pay site, but we'll follow you, Sir.
    (Zach Efron already signed up.)
    Thanks for the laughter, Seth.
    You will be missed GREATLY.

  • SunnydaZe says:

    Now that DFDAT's spam has been deleted, you and I are making absolutely no sense here....

  • The Winchester says:

    Why oh why did we release the kraken?!?!?
    Best of luck, Seth! You've done a great job and you won't be forgotten.
    (In Bed)
    y'know, like a fortune cookie.
    All the best, sir.

  • sweetbiscuit says:

    But my imagination is doing a great job filling in...

  • raincoaster says:

    Since the comment form STILL hates me, I find myself having to post twice. But really, there's no number of comments I could make that could convey the loss.
    I just hope you're getting big, fat, Ameribucks for whatever it is you choose to do next, and that whatever it is, you let us read it when it's done.

  • major disaster says:

    Damn, you will certainly be missed here, but best of luck with your other stuff. (And I hope you will let us know where that other stuff can be found? Because I am sure I will want to read it, I will.)

  • happygolucky says:

    Indeed Sir, you should be very proud . . . Movieline is THE best!
    Maybe you'll get an urge to send a special report - yes?
    Good Hunting!