83: Farber on Film

If you cram enough occasional criticism into a volume, will an aesthetic theory emerge? How far can you go as a critic with a gift for attention, a way with adjectives, a love of unsubordinated details and a healthy contempt for self-inflation? (Pretty far, it turns out!)

The Sometime Seminar discusses the film criticism of Manny Farber (1940s–1980s), collected in Farber on Film (2009).

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