Filmmaker Kevin Smith’s recent tirade against critics — who savaged his film Cop Out — has inspired plenty of reaction, including this open letter from OFCS member Mark Dujsik:
It’s not personal. It’s professional. Look at criticism as a necessary evil, if you must look at it disparagingly. I don’t think you do. After all, you’ve delved into it yourself, as a guest host on the now cancelled “At the Movies” (twice), during your touring sessions, and in off-the-cuff remarks, like the one how Tim Burton not reading comic books explains his Batman.
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