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For the Love of Movies [DVD]

The Story Of American Film Criticism
"From the raw beginnings of criticism before D.W. Griffith's 'The Birth of a Nation' to the incendiary Pauline Kael-Andrew Sarris debates of the 1960s and 70s, to the battle today between youthful on-liners and the print establishment, this documentary tells all through the insights and expertise of a diverse group of passionate film critics. Those who hear them may gain new respect for the profession of film criticism"--Container.

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Summary: "From the raw beginnings of criticism before D.W. Griffith's 'The Birth of a Nation' to the incendiary Pauline Kael-Andrew Sarris debates of the 1960s and 70s, to the battle today between youthful on-liners and the print establishment, this documentary tells all through the insights and expertise of a diverse group of passionate film critics. Those who hear them may gain new respect for the profession of film criticism"--Container.
Title: For the love of movies [DVD] : the story of American film criticism / an AG Films production presents ; produced by Amy Geller ; written and directed by Gerald Peary.
Publisher Date: [Cambridge, Mass.] : AG Films ; Olney, Pa. : Distributed by Bullfrog Films, c2009.
Subject: Film criticism -- United States -- History. Motion pictures -- Reviews Motion pictures -- Semiotics Motion pictures -- Philosophy Motion pictures -- History Motion pictures -- Aesthetics
Isbn: 9780615327082 0615327087
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Format: DVD
Summary: "From the raw beginnings of criticism before D.W. Griffith's 'The Birth of a Nation' to the incendiary Pauline Kael-Andrew Sarris debates of the 1960s and 70s, to the battle today between youthful on-liners and the print establishment, this documentary tells all through the insights and expertise of a diverse group of passionate film critics. Those who hear them may gain new respect for the profession of film criticism"--Container.
Title: For the love of movies [DVD] : the story of American film criticism / an AG Films production presents ; produced by Amy Geller ; written and directed by Gerald Peary.
Publisher, Date: [Cambridge, Mass.] : AG Films ; Olney, Pa. : Distributed by Bullfrog Films, c2009.
Description: 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects: Film criticism -- United States -- History.
Subjects: Motion pictures -- Reviews
Subjects: Motion pictures -- Semiotics
Subjects: Motion pictures -- Philosophy
Subjects: Motion pictures -- History
Subjects: Motion pictures -- Aesthetics
Genre: Documentary films
Genre: Nonfiction films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Feature films -- United States.
Other Author: Geller, Amy
Other Author: Peary, Gerald
Other Author: Clarkson, Patricia
Other Author: Knowles, Harry, 1971-
Other Author: Mitchell, Elvis
Other Author: Ebert, Roger
Other Author: Kauffmann, Stanley, 1916-
Other Author: Wilmington, Michael
Other Author: Rich, B. Ruby
Other Author: Morris, Wesley
Other Author: Klawans, Stuart
Other Author: Schickel, Richard
Other Author: Scott, A. O., 1966-
Other Author: Turan, Kenneth
Other Author: Kael, Pauline
Other Author: Reed, Rex
Other Author: Spheeris, Penelope
Other Author: Maltin, Leonard
Other Author: Waters, John, 1946-
Other Author: Smith, Liz, 1921-
Other Author: Linklater, Richard, 1960-
Other Author: AG Films
Other Author: Bullfrog Films
Other Title: Story of American film criticism
Notes: "Today, film criticism is a profession under siege. According to Variety, 28 reviewers have lost their jobs in the last several years"--Film introduction.
Notes: Special features include: "Gerald Perry on his movie" interview (10 min.); "John Waters on Parker Taylor" interview (4 min.); "Elvis Mitchell on his early movie-going (5 min.); "Women critics on their profession" (4 min.); "Roger Ebert on 'thumbs up' etc." (5 min.); "Wesley Morris talks to his audience" (3 min.); "Future of film criticism" (4 min.); "Stanley Kauffman, dean of film critics" interview (9 min.).
Notes: Edited by Sabrina Zanella-Foresi, Aleksandar Lekic ; music by Bobby B. Keyes ; cinematography by Craig Chivers ... [et al.] ; narrator, Patricia Clarkson.
Notes: Interviewees, Harry Knowles, Elvis Mitchell, Roger Ebert, Stanley Kauffmann, Michael Wilmington, B. Ruby Rich, Wesley Morris, Stewart Klawans, Richard Schickel, A.O. Scott, Kenneth Turan, Pauline Kael, Rex Reed, Penelope Spheeris, Leonard Maltin, John Waters, Liz Smith, Richard Linklater.
Notes: DVD; NTSC; all region; widescreen.
Notes: Soundtrack in English, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
ISBN: 9780615327082
ISBN: 0615327087
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