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Judith Crist, a Blunt and Influential Film Critic, Dies at 90
The New York Times ^ | August 7, 2012 | Douglas Martin

Posted on 08/08/2012 9:13:59 AM PDT by EveningStar

Judith Crist, one of America’s most widely read film critics for more than three decades and a provocative presence in millions of homes as a regular reviewer on the “Today” show, died Tuesday at her home in Manhattan. She was 90.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: cinema; criticism; film; judithcrist; movies; obituary
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1 posted on 08/08/2012 9:14:05 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: Borges; DollyCali; Perdogg

ping


2 posted on 08/08/2012 9:15:14 AM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

Believe it or not, I was thinking of her recently . . . her and Pia Lindstrom. I’m getting nostalgic in my old age.


3 posted on 08/08/2012 10:16:58 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: EveningStar

Just another liberal elitist non-religious Jew?


4 posted on 08/08/2012 10:18:55 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (I will vote against ANY presidential candidate who had non-citizen parents.)
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To: EveningStar

“The Sound of Music” was “Icky-sticky”? What does that even mean?


5 posted on 08/08/2012 11:10:22 AM PDT by The people have spoken
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To: EveningStar

I think I’d rather see The Sound of Music again than Truffaut or Bergman.

I watched all of those foreign art films at the time. Very well made. But, so what? what was the point, other than to say that life is complicated, dark, and meaningless?


6 posted on 08/08/2012 12:11:58 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: EveningStar

RIP.


7 posted on 08/08/2012 2:51:02 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: Cicero

Bergman and Truffaut gave you that impression? Godard maybe but Truffaut was optimistic and Bergman fairly spiritual.


8 posted on 08/08/2012 4:25:55 PM PDT by Borges
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