The Bulwark
Across the Movie Aisle
Has Film Criticism Gotten Stale?

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Has Film Criticism Gotten Stale?

The Birdman meets his critic. (‘Birdman’)

On this week’s bonus episode, we looked at a pair of recent essays—one in Tablet; the other in the Ankler—that asked if criticism has gotten too consensus-oriented and stale. Should every film critic be required to be part of a three-person team featuring a variety of political viewpoints?

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The Bulwark
Across the Movie Aisle
Here's the elevator pitch: It's "Left, Right, and Center" meets "Siskel and Ebert." Three friends from different ideological perspectives discuss the movies and controversies (or nontroversies!) about them.
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