Thursday, January 28, 2016

Art House Convergence: Why Critics Matter and Oscars Are So White

I attended my second Art House Convergence in a row, just before Sundance, as the brainy kids in the room, from theater owners and film festival programmers to indie distributors, assemble for panels, screenings and partying before heading to the more intense Sundance. Columbia U film czar and indie veteran Ira Deutchman, co-founder of Emerging Pictures, grilled me and Criticwire's Sam Adams on where film criticism is heading in our increasingly noisy film culture.  Ira Deutchman: How are film critics born? Sam Adams: You convince or con or trick someone into printing you for the first time. Once you get paid for it, you’re a professional. Basically, what you have is your skill and...

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