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Andrew Sarris


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Andrew Sarris was an American film critic, a leading proponent of the auteur theory of criticism.

  • also known as Саррис, Эндрю
  • born on (87 years ago) in Brooklyn, child of Themis Katavolos and George Andrew Sarris
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education: Master's Degree at Columbia University, graduated in
  • profession: Film critic, historian, author
  • Marriage with Molly Haskell between and (43 years)
  • died on in Manhattan of infection
  • written works: "Confessions of a cultist", "The Poster Book of Movie Greats", "History of the Cannes Film Festival, 1946-1979", "American Cinema", "The films of Josef von Sternberg", "Interviews with film directors", "The John Ford Movie Mystery", "Hollywood voices; interviews with film directors", "The film", "Politics and cinema", "The primal screen", ""You ain't heard nothin' yet""
  • film written: Justine
  • some of the nominations and awards:

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Google previewThe Alfred Hitchcock Encyclopedia (2016)

by Stephen Whitty

_r=2&pagewanted= all; Andrew Sarris, The American Cinema: Directors and Directions, 1929–1968 ( New ...

Google previewDictionary of Film Terms (2006)

The Aesthetic Companion to Film Art by Frank Eugene Beaver

Andrew Sarris, an American critic for The Village Voice, is given credit for bringing Truffaut's ideas on auteur criticism to the United States.

Google previewThe Francis Ford Coppola Encyclopedia (2010)

by James M. Welsh, Gene D. Phillips, Rodney F. Hill

The older and wiser Andrew Sarris was far more generous: “despite all its longueurs and extreme aggravations, Tetro deserves to be seen aS ...

Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary Of Film 5Th Ed (2010)

by David Thomson

Andrew Sarris (Madame de...

Google previewAmerican Countercultures: An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History by Gina Misiroglu

and Nat Hentoff; writers on the arts have included theater critic John Lahr, movie critic Andrew Sarris, dance writer Deborah Jowitt, gossip columnist Michael Musto, and press critic Alexander Cockburn. The paper ran a cartoon strip by Jules Feiffer for many years; cartoonists Lynda Barry and Robert Crumb have also contributed. Prestigious contributors from the literary world have ranged from Ezra Pound, Henry Miller, and E.E. Cummings to James Baldwin, Allen Ginsberg, and Tom ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education (2016)

by Donna Couchenour, J. Kent Chrisman

By contrast, Sylvia was rated by Village Voice reviewer Andrew Sarris as “one of the ten best films of 1985.” Sylvia starred Eleanor David, Nigel Terry, and Tom Wilkinson. Director Michael Firth consulted.

Google previewThe Oliver Stone Encyclopedia (2013)

by James Michael Welsh, Donald M. Whaley

Andrew Sarris in the Village Voice wrote that in the film ...

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