Tuesday, April 14 2015
In the eyes of critics, can David Lynch ever make a bad film? Or Kanye West a bad album?
Tuesday, June 17 2014
The Washington Post film critic wasn't wrong in wondering aloud about the impact Hollywood can have on the typical young male.
Monday, October 21 2013
In Critical Mass James Wolcott directs us to the intellectuals, entertainers, performers, and/or celebrities who have graced, cursed, or captivated him ever since he quit Frostburg State and hit Woody's Manhattan.
Monday, September 16 2013
Maybe if one writes reviews like they're the only things that matter, the way Pauline Kael and Lester Bangs did, then writing reviews is enough.
Thursday, July 24 2008
Story after story is what you want and expect, jovially straddling the line between the devils of the formulaic and the angels of dependable consistency.
Monday, June 11 2007
Acocella's volume represents the hard word of creativity in the embodiment of a critic's perspective and finds something coherent in the chaos of art.