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


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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