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My friend Roger 14 Replies

I love him. I'm sure people hate him and are indifferent to him, too.Share your opinions on the man who IMHO changed film criticism as a popularizer of the form and as a pioneer of film criticism on…Continue

Started by Just Gus. Last reply by Ando Jan 6.

Online Movie Critics 2 Replies

Funny lot. No shortage of them on…Continue

Started by Ando. Last reply by Ando Dec 9, 2014.

Clash of the Titians! 6 Replies

The Pantheon of Film Critics...nominate your gods and godesses here!  Yes, I'm sure some of you will self-nominate yourselves....no problem.Continue

Started by Just Gus. Last reply by eviltimes Apr 24, 2011.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Film Critics 12 Replies

Who do you like and dislike and why?Continue

Started by Just Gus. Last reply by David Jan 20, 2011.

Agee! 9 Replies

I've never read Agee.   I've heard his name bantered about and proclaimed as an illustrious critic.  So here's a n exploration of who the man was and his criticism.Continue

Started by Just Gus. Last reply by Sevorin Jan 19, 2011.

In Search of the Holy Grail of Reviews!

I know a good review when I read one.....anyone want to post some here.Continue

Started by Just Gus Nov 27, 2010.

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Comment by Cheryl Bailey on April 23, 2011 at 3:26pm
Thanks Gus for the invite. The reviewer I seem to agree with the most is Michael Medved from Seattle. We just seem to like the same movies I guess. However, there are several really good writers out there.
Comment by Danram on January 19, 2011 at 10:02am

My favorite critics are Anthony Lane of the New Yorker Manohla Dargis and A O Scot of the New York Times. I also read Roger Ebert and others.

I read critics not so they can tell me what to see - but to get a sense of the movie and then make up my own mind. The main reason I would not see a movie is if it contains things I've already seen a hundred times before.

Comment by Just Gus on November 27, 2010 at 1:47am
Happy BD, James Agee!

Comment by br77 on November 23, 2010 at 1:35pm
I don't even read critics anymore. The best reviews for me were (sadly, past tense) from the Netflix member reviews that were tagged with XX%, the percentage that the Netflix computations said I and the reviewer were alike. I could go to any movie on Netflix, and just read the reviews of people who were 60% or more like me, and skim the lower percentage reviews. It wasn't foolproof, but it was damn good.

Do you think that will ever come back?
 

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