October 21, 2015
How do film critics view the people behind the movies they write about? Do they ignore them and their feelings? And what happens when they get to know the directors—and actually like them? And how do they maintain their critical distance with an “auteur” they have championed in the past? If Roger Ebert and Werner Herzog became friends, does that mean other critics can, too?
Panelists: Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune), Diego Lerer (Clarin), Ray Pride (Newcity), Andrew Lapin (Moderator)