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.
Tuesday, May 18 2010
I'd really like to read a complete history of American film criticism. Unfortunately, this volume falls far short of delivering what the title promises.
Tuesday, March 17 2009
Kael, much like video game critics today, was faced with a massive philosophical shift in her chosen artistic medium that large quantities of critics were against.
Tuesday, July 15 2008
I realize that not everyone finds The Eiger Sanction as amazing as I do, but any picture with Clint as an art professor (!) cum mountain climber (!!) cum political assassin (!!!) deserves all the analysis it can get.