7/15/12

Why Am I A Critic? And Why You Should Ask Yourself the Same Question

Spock would say that the documentary "Heckler" is full of colorful metaphors. And it is. Because my role models in movies tend to land more on the Maria from "The Sound of Music" side and less on the Quentin Tarantino script side, I admit that the brutal language of "Heckler" made me wince sometimes.

But when I decided to get past some of the inherent crudeness, what I found was a kind of raw and cracked open discussion about ego, creativity, and deciding what side of the dividing line you want to fall on exactly.