I agree with Edelstein about Reitman and Cody, and yet...
By aredolcousar on 1/4/2012
If you're gonna use such strong, broad, huge, and incredibly negative statements as "world's most overrated director" "most obnoxious screenwriter" "shallow... thinks heâ€™s deep and edgy" try writing a little more than a few paragraphs. Reading David Edelstein has become more and more like reading a fifteen year old blogger. Why so personal and nasty with so little insight? And don't tell me that because of the onslaught of holiday movies it makes it okay to make such career condemning statements without devoting more thought and time to backing those statements up.
- The best reviews give a clear sense of why you liked or disliked a restaurant, bar, or store. And that means details. Mention specifics dishes, type of crowd, pros and cons...
- If it's helpful to compare one place to another, go for it.
- Come up with clever, funny, pithy subject lines, and write in the first person.
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