After all, it's just a ride….

Jonathan Rosenbaum at 70: A Tribute

Some more orbital manuevers on film culture before we plunge into an ambitious weekend of cinema visits, here’s a fascinating glimpse into the life, methodology and ideology of one of the worlds greatest living film critics, Jonathan Rosenbaum;

His rather cluttered site is nevertheless an incredible resource of material which you can spend hours traversing, there is literally decades of discourse to devour if you are so inclined. After Sarris passed last year he’s one of the last titans of the form, so a genuinely humble Happy Birthday from a simpleton acolyte…..although sometimes you just wanna have a laugh, or enjoy a tune from one of the films which Mr. Rosenbaum has supposedly written the definitive review;

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