Films, Diary, Cynics, Morals, Garbage

Extreme Film Criticism

Noah Gittell | LARB | 7th January 2020

How the rise of streaming video, review-aggregation sites, and blockbuster franchised films, has changed the life and work of the film critic. Once upon a time the critic’s job was to understand and explain; now it is to describe and celebrate. The power has shifted to the fans. “There was a ti…

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