Tag Archives: Andrew Sarris

Your Black Friday Post: Reading About the Movies

Thanks to the publication of the newest edition of David Thomson’s wonderful New¬†Biographical Dictionary of Film (2010, Alfred A. Knopf, $40), I thought it would be nice to discuss favorite movie books. Honest to God, I had no intention of … Continue reading

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Impossibly Cool

Once upon a time, film critics ruled the cinematic universe. In the late 60s and early 70s, luminaries such as Pauline Kael and Andrew Sarris could write long and lengthy pieces, praising or damning movies, wrecking careers or hauling some … Continue reading

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