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Top 10 Film Critics of All Time World Cinema

The art of film criticism started since from the era cinema gained its technological and social relevance. Good filmed gave way for good critics around globe.They paraphrased movies for the public and played a significant role in making cinema theoretically popular. Here are list of top 10 film critics of all time.

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André Bazin

André Bazin

André Bazin
Renowned and influential French film critic and film theorist.
Bazin started to write about film in 1943 and was a co-founder of the renowned film magazine Cahiers du cinéma in 1951, along with Jacques Doniol-Valcroze and Joseph-Marie Lo Duca.

2

Andrew Sarris

Andrew Sarris

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

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François Truffaut

François Truffaut

François Truffaut
French film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film critic, as well as one of the founders of the French New Wave.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert
American film critic and historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author. He was a film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times from 1967 until his death in 2013. In 1975, Ebert became the first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism.

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Pauline Kael

Pauline Kael

Pauline Kael
American film critic who wrote for The New Yorker magazine from 1968 to 1991. Kael was known for her "witty, biting, highly opinionated and sharply focused" reviews, her opinions often contrary to those of her contemporaries. She is regarded as one of the most influential American film critics of her day.

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Anthony Lane

Anthony Lane

Anthony Lane
British journalist, currently a film critic for The New Yorker magazine. In 2008, Lane was named one of the top 30 critics in the world by More Intelligent Life, the web version of the lifestyle publication from The Economist.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum

Jonathan Rosenbaum

Jonathan Rosenbaum
Rosenbaum was the head film critic for the Chicago Reader from 1987 until 2008, when he retired at the age of 65. He has published and edited numerous books and has contributed to some of the world's most notable film publications, including Cahiers du cinéma and Film Comment.

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J. Hoberman

J. Hoberman

J. Hoberman
American film critic. He began at The Village Voice during the 1970s, became a full-time staff writer in 1983, and was the senior film critic from 1988 to 2012. He is also the author of several books.

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Manohla Dargis

Manohla Dargis

Manohla Dargis
One of the chief film critics for The New York Times. Prior to being a film critic for The New York Times, Dargis was a chief film critic for the Los Angeles Times, the film editor at the LA Weekly, and a film critic at The Village Voice, where she had two columns on avant-garde cinema (CounterCurrents and Shock Corridor). Her work has been included in a number of books, including Women and Film: A Sight and Sound Reader and American Movie Critics: An Anthology From the Silents Until Now, published by the Library of America.

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David Denby

David Denby

David Denby
American journalist, best known as a film critic for The New Yorker magazine