For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism
For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism (2009)

Actress Patricia Clarkson narrates this documentary dramatizing the unique history of American film criticism. In addition to eliciting the thoughts and opinions of such respected film critics as Roger Ebert, Kenneth Turan, Lisa… More

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Release Date: September 10, 2012
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Joe Leydon

For all its attempts to offer an expansive and exhaustive historical account, the [documentary] is riddled with glaring gaps and facile transitions.

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Harvey S. Karten

A survey course on the history of film criticism will introduce even professional critics to names that they do not already know and will be an eye-opener for all who want to know more about the background and current status of movie reviewers.

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Byron Brubaker
I saw this at the Cleveland International Film Fest. The director, Gerald Peary, was there to answers questions and meet people after the movie. I really… More