David Denby

The novel is 132 years old, but it's quite relevant in 2016, according to New Yorker writer David Denby.
The New York Film Critics Circle announce their film honors early, so you know just who you are going to see at their annual
All good things do come to ends, though, and like many of our long-time cultural staples -- book stores, record stores, and video stores, to name a few -- newspapers have been dying forever, and it's kind of amazing it took 47 years for the Phoenix to finally succumb.
As a genre, chick flicks are generally too scared of tough girls, too shy of heroism. No one, for instance, has yet done
Yet again, a group of dudes has created a movie that portrays women as a combination of saintly and beautiful morons waiting around for guys who don't deserve them.
Prayer comes from the world of our ancestors, who both had less information and knowledge of the universe than we have today, and more time to focus on the inner workings of the soul and spirit.
"But I love movies. And a movie like 'Jerry Maguire,' for instance -- I don't have any problem admitting that that movie
"Embargoes ... look, if it were up to me, I wouldn't show movies to anybody before they were released," Fincher, the film's
It could mean nothing, of course, other than a flare of egos. But regardless of who you believe is right in this matter, both
I am hopeful that those who will shape the future will also have cultivated the ability to renew the pantheon of great work from the past -- to travel through different times and places to renew the possibilities for alternative futures.
As Denby says, snark is like a middle-school rumor: vicious, authorless, and anyone who objects gets slagged as having no sense of humor. It's good that he's publicly objecting.
The heart of Snark, the part that resonates, is David Denby's thesis, presented in fits and starts, that snark is "mean, it's personal, and it's ruining our conversation."
In his book, Snark David Denby describes Maureen Dowd as "essentially sour and without hope," but my evidence, I believe, proves him wrong.
Snark presupposes a secret society of shared disdain. It preens, reveling in its own cleverness.
The Incredible Hulk is forging a new paradigm for superhero movies that recalls the Silver Age of comics, where the characters can't be contained by the arbitary limits of a single movie.