Tag: Critics

100 Years of Pauline Kael

“I worked to loosen my style,” she said. “To get away from the term-paper pomposity that we learn at college. I wanted the sentences to breathe, to have the sound of a human voice.”

TIFF’s Film Critic Diversity- Equality Over Equity

This whole equation of “there isn’t enough of y community in x workforce” is a completely low-resolution argument that needs to be immediately expunged from rational discourse. The barriers that stop any group of people becoming successful in film criticism, or any industry, need to be identified and eradicated as much as possible, but this form of employment equity is an egregious way of tackling the problem at its end result, not its source.