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Andrew Sarris, Village Voice Film Critic, Dies at 83
The New York Times ^
| June 20, 2012
| Michael Powell
Posted on 06/21/2012 4:44:21 PM PDT by EveningStar
Andrew Sarris, one of the nations most influential film critics and a champion of auteur theory, which holds that a directors voice is central to great filmmaking, died on Wednesday at St. Lukes Hospital in Manhattan. He was 83.
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: New York
KEYWORDS: andrewsarris; cinema; criticism; film; movies; obituary; thevillagevoice
To: Borges; DollyCali; Perdogg
He lacked plot development and was difficult to follow. He simply was not believable at times. The directing and lighting was uninspiring. I’d give him two thumbs down.
posted on 06/21/2012 5:18:59 PM PDT
(Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
RIP Andrew Sarris, I know I must have read scores of your reviews back in the day.
Thanks for posting this ES.
People are dying who never died before as my grandma used to say.
posted on 06/21/2012 6:27:03 PM PDT
posted on 06/21/2012 8:09:14 PM PDT
(If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
He was a giant in the field.
posted on 06/21/2012 9:35:13 PM PDT
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