'Criticism is the only thing that stands between the audience and advertising.' - Pauline Kael


Paul Robeson With Oakland, Ca. Shipyard Workers, 1942

Black August

So in order to best cover all bases, progressive film critics tend to consider three categories of assessment, rather than two: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. The first two are self-explanatory. And the third category is reserved for movies that may have been impressively put together, but there's just something offensively anti-humanistic about them.

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The Organizer

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Sally Hawkins Talks Female Ford Plant Struggles, In Made In Dagenham

Screening Women: Female Images Inscribed In History. A conversation with British actress Sally Hawkins, investigating the striking UK Ford Plant women machinists who made history in Made In Dagenham.