The Crisis of Criticism and Film Culture

It probably isn’t much of a shock that Americans, especially students, have declined in their critical thinking skills over the last 30 years or so. Of course, this observation tends to get shrugged off (uncritically, natch) as your typical brand of “these ...

Pryor Restraint: Logic Omitted

It’s probably not the word the right word to call Richard Pryor an “underdog”, is it? One of the most financially successful stand-up comedians of all time, as well as celebrated – recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in ...