Orson Welles, Tarantino, Alan Moore, Bucky Barnes: It’s a Link Post [Auteur Edition]


This clip of Orson Wells on how to win over an audience is so charming, you’ll forget all about those wine commercial outtakes.

A.O. Scott’s take on the future of arts criticism is unique among recent critics-on-criticism pieces, both for Scott’s sense of history and his acknowledgment that At the Movies was always sort of an anomaly:

[F]rom a certain angle, the future of criticism is always bleak and the present always a riot of ill-informed opinion and boisterous disputation.

Nathan Rabin’s look back at Grindhouse at the A.V. Club is really more of an essay on why Tarantino matters to people, and a good one, even if it doesn’t give Planet Terror its due.

At The Comics Reporter, Tom Spurgeon’s best of ’09 list. (Somebody get this guy an alarm clock, amiriiiight?)

Gawker’s Defamer column has the single best sentence to date about the Captain America movie:

Bucky Barnes is the most important character name since Jackie Brown, so it’s a big deal.

AND: What can you even say about Spanish Alan Moore?

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