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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 nation’s most influential film critics and a champion of auteur theory, which holds that a director’s voice is central to great filmmaking, died on Wednesday at St. Luke’s Hospital in Manhattan. He was 83.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: New York
KEYWORDS: andrewsarris; cinema; criticism; film; movies; obituary; thevillagevoice
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Sarris
1 posted on 06/21/2012 4:44:28 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: Borges; DollyCali; Perdogg

ping


2 posted on 06/21/2012 4:45:50 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

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.


3 posted on 06/21/2012 5:18:59 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: EveningStar

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.


4 posted on 06/21/2012 6:27:03 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: EveningStar

RIP.


5 posted on 06/21/2012 8:09:14 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: EveningStar

He was a giant in the field.


6 posted on 06/21/2012 9:35:13 PM PDT by Borges
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