Posts Tagged ‘David Wain’

Armond White’s Mid-Year Awards

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts & Film

Carole Bouquet and André Dussollier in Unforgivable. 2012’s best so far and Sarris remembered This year, I want to do the Mid-Year Reckoning differently, as a tribute to film critic Andrew Sarris’ recent passing. It was Sarris, during my grad school years at Columbia, who wisely advised that the percentage of good movies has not changed from the old days; now that [&hellip
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FINE MALE ROLE MODELS

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

Role Models looks like another of those comedies about boorish males that threaten to turn American cineplexes into frat houses or romper rooms. Critics don’t fight this Judd Apatow contagion because its symptoms (loud laughs and big box-office) suggest a cultural juggernaut. The New Yorker’s attempt to turn Knocked Up into a modern avatar of [&hellip
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