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REVIEW: “What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael”

“In the arts, the critic is the only independent source of information. The rest is advertising” - Pauline Kael

In this age of YouTube and Twitter, there is simply too much information coming at us twenty-four hours a day. Everyone with a computer is an armchair newscaster. And above all else, when it comes to films everyone is a critic. What people don’t seem to understand, or rather, what has become lost, is the truth that film criticism is, or can be, an art. No writer before nor since embodied the ... more >