Blog: Writers Before Critics?

by Ken B.

Yesterday (which, at the time of this writing, would be April 24, 2015), we learned of the death of Richard Corliss, who had worked as a film critic for Time magazine since 1980. He was no doubt one of the more renowned, recognizable, and esteemed members of the criticism community, with a decades long roster of accessible, insightful, and clever reviews, such as his for The Crying Game, in which the first letter of every paragraph spells out one of the movie’s biggest plot twists.

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