Saturday, January 7, 2012

Sad News: J Hoberman Fired by Village Voice


J. Hoberman, film critic for the Village Voice for 30 years - and a personal hero - was fired Wednesday in a cost cutting move. Since he also works as a teacher and lecturer, I'm sure Mr. Hoberman will be just fine, but it's a sad day for thoughtful, intelligent journalism.

Details on the firing here

Follow Mr. Hoberman's blog here

Access his archive of great writing here

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thank you for this bit of intelligence. So not good. Hope you'll keep us apprised here of where he ends up.x,shu zin

Retro Hound said...

He uses a lot of big words. Just take this part of a sentence from his review of Laura: "Still, alternately sprightly and turgid, if abetted by its haunting, ubiquitous score..."

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