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What If Famous Directors Tackled Christmas Morning?

If you’ve ever taken a film criticism class, you’re familiar with the Auteur Theory. At its core, it states that films are a manifestation of the director (or “auteur”) and his/her creative vision, and despite all of the other things …

Andrew Sarris, Influential Film Critic, Dead at 83
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Andrew Sarris, the man responsible for championing the “auteur theory” and a pioneer of the annual Top 10 films list, has passed away due to complications from an infection. He was 83. Inspired by his love of film, Sarris made …