Critics at Large
|writer/broacaster and film critic
|Toronto, ON, Canada
|Independent critiques of television, movies, books, music, theatre, culture, and the arts. Daily.
|Film, music, books and sports -- and not always in that order.
|Too many to list and the list will continue to expand. Let's just say that Renoir's "Rules of the Game" is the most perfect film; "Bonnie and Clyde" woke me up to film art; "Showgirls" showed me how much fun movie trash could be; "The Godfather 1 and II" made me want to be a critic.
|The Beatles opened my mind and Frank Zappa broadened my horizons. My taste on any given day can range from Webern to Guitar Slim.
|You'll learn all you need to know about human pathology in "The Brother's Karamazov." Robert Warshow's "The Immediate Experience, " Pauline Kael's "Deeper into Movies" and Greil Marcus' "Mystery Train" will show you how to be a critic.
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