The Truth About Film Criticism’s Future: There Isn’t One

Glenn Kenny: “And now let me quote Vladimir Nabokov, as is my wont: ‘Sex as an institution, sex as a general notion, sex as a problem, sex as a platitude–all this is something I find too tedious for words.’ Now, just substitute ‘the future of film criticism’ for ‘sex’ in the above and you’ll have pretty much summed up my attitude. Why? Because I know it’s over. … And I’m fine with that.”