"As a rule I tend to disagree with friends and colleagues who argue that we’re "approaching the end of cinema as an art form and the end of film criticism as a serious activity," but this is mainly because, unlike them, I don’t necessarily equate cinema with celluloid and analog projection and what’s currently playing at commercial cinemas, and I don’t necessarily equate criticism with what’s published on paper in magazines or books."
And here is Rosenbaum explaining what he thinks it means to be "a film critic in the 21st century:"
"More choices in terms of both viewing and reading, at least if you wish to be aware of those choices and are focused about following your own particular interests. Fewer choices in terms of both viewing and reading if you choose to be unadventurous and conform to what most people are doing."
Those choices remain entirely up to you. For the moment, I encourage you to choose to click over and enjoy the rest of the interview.
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