Column by Bart Bishop
In which the author channels Harlan Ellison's film criticism, collected in 1989's 'Watching', to explain why critics are actually modern shamans teaching secret messages of empathy.
Review by Devin Faraci November 7, 2011
Pauline Kael reshaped the relationship the audience had with the movies, and created a new relationship between the critic and the masses. This is a review of her new biography, 'A Life In The Dark.'