Arts Kauffmann Still Matters
posted by February 3 at 19:58 PMon
Stanley Kauffmann, The New Republic’s 90-year-old film critic (he was born in April 1916), ends his review of Notes on a Scandal in this week’s TNR with a duo of quarrelsome declarations that would make our young Lindy West proud. They need to be republished here on Slog.
Verbatim, Kauffmann’s glowing review ends like this:
(By the way, as with PenÚlope Cruz in Volver, there is a shot of Blanchett on the toilet. Is this becoming a signet of female stardom?)
Philip Glass wrote the score. It doesn’t matter.