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Andrew Sarris, who died today, at the age of eighty-three, is the one indispensable American film critic. He brought to American film criticism its crucial idea, its crucial word (“auteur”), and the crucial taste that it signifies: the recognition that the best of Hollywood directors are the equals of great directors anywhere in the world, and that they are the equals of painters, writers, and composers of genius.

Richard Brody on the career of film critic Andrew Sarris: http://nyr.kr/L5yUwX

So sad. Andrew Sarris held legendary film reviewer posts for decades at the Village Voice and later at the New York Observer. His impact was incalculable.

newyorker:

Andrew Sarris, who died today, at the age of eighty-three, is the one indispensable American film critic. He brought to American film criticism its crucial idea, its crucial word (“auteur”), and the crucial taste that it signifies: the recognition that the best of Hollywood directors are the equals of great directors anywhere in the world, and that they are the equals of painters, writers, and composers of genius.

Richard Brody on the career of film critic Andrew Sarris: http://nyr.kr/L5yUwX

So sad. Andrew Sarris held legendary film reviewer posts for decades at the Village Voice and later at the New York Observer. His impact was incalculable.

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    We lost a great one!
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