Category Archives: Movie Critics

  1. On the “inherent contradiction of being a blind movie critic”

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    April 8, 2014 by sw00ds

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    “I soon realized that criticism, be it of movies, music, television, literature or any other form of entertainment, allows you …
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  2. “What’s so Great About Pauline Kael?”

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    March 21, 2014 by sw00ds

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    Don’t ask me why, but the library around the corner had a mint condition soft-cover copy of Harold Bloom’s The …
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  3. Calmly Disagreeing: Stanley Kauffmann (1916-2013)

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    November 5, 2013 by sw00ds

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    By Phil Dellio When film critic Stanley Kauffmann died a few weeks ago, Scott was in the midst of a series …
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  4. Cinephiliacs Podcast: Andrew Sarris Roundtable

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    October 31, 2013 by sw00ds

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    “Sarris passed away in June of 2012, but with October 31st, 2013 being what would have been his 85th Birthday, …
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  5. Candy Coloured Man

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    October 25, 2013 by sw00ds

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    “In a very rare interview [David Lynch] speaks to Matt Everitt about his formative early musical influences (Chopin and the …
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  6. Stanley Kauffmann, 1916-2013

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    October 9, 2013 by sw00ds

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    Posted on The New Republic this morning: We are saddened to report that Stanley Kauffmann, our film critic of more …
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  7. George F. Will & Pauline Kael

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    June 7, 2013 by sw00ds

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    “Really, Altman’s Nashville is to America what country music is to music — not a close approximation.” Lewiston Morning Tribune, …
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  8. Ebert Tributes x 2

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    April 5, 2013 by sw00ds

    There are too many fine Ebert tributes out there to try and track even a fraction of them, and I …
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  9. R.I.P. Roger Ebert

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    April 4, 2013 by sw00ds

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  10. For the Love of Movie Critics

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    March 2, 2013 by sw00ds

    Watching this now. It’s amazing.

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