Quick take: Film Criticism in Crisis? panel


“My blog started as a catalog of what I watch. I just watch a lot of films and try to capture everything.

Pascual Espiritu aka Acquarello of Strictly Film School


“The internet makes it much easier for audiences to be educated.”

Jonathan Rosenbaum


“It’s possible for film critics to become advocates for certain types of films.”

-David Hudson, Green Cine Daily


“I don’t want to always have to be objective.”

-Seong-Hoon Jeong, former critic for Korean film weekly Cine 21


“I don’t think there’s such a thing as the “average” reader or the “average” viewer.”

-Emmanuel Burdeau, editor, Cahiers du cinéma


“Pauline Kael led a national conversation about film, and at a certain point, that all disappeared.”

-Kent Jones, Film Comment’s Editor-at-Large

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4 Comments on “Quick take: Film Criticism in Crisis? panel”

  1. […] state of things. For pix and quotes from all of the participants, see the filmlink blog’s Amanda McCormick; for further reports, see James Van Maanen, Keith Uhlich at the House Next Door and […]

  2. […] See photos and quotes from the event. Explore posts in the same categories: Film Comment, festival dispatches, in other news, inside the film society, quotables, what’s on […]

  3. […] New York Film Festival had a very interesting forum on the state of film criticism with their Film Criticism in Crisis? — sponsored by Film Comment magazine and given before a near sold-out house,  at the Film […]

  4. […] Sino, aquí te traducimos (libremente, of course) algunas ‘quotes’ extraídas de filmlinc.com: […]

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