criticism news roundup

Urlesque compiles, YouTube style, the darker side of Siskel and Ebert’s review show, noting that these outtakes “reveal [that] these friends’ relationship was far from perfect.” (Ken Tucker at EW says, about the video, “the thing is, they also make some good points about movie criticism in the midst of all this. These clips make me like these men even more.”)

OFCS member Eric D. Snider is profiled at Deseret News on the occasion of his professional attendance at Sundance.

Freakanomics explores the notion of whether withholding a film from critics helps rescue, financially, a bad movie.

“My Life Is Film Criticism” goodies at CafePress? Yes: T-shirts, caps, etc.

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