Kate (mskatej) wrote,

  • Mood:
  • Music:



I'm crying. I'm actually sitting at my desk at work, crying. I can't properly express how much Stephanie Zacharek means to me and I'm sure a lot of you probably find it weird that I fangirl a film writer, but she is actually the only person I've ever sent a fan letter to. I've followed her religiously for the past ten years and I sincerely believe she is the best film critic in the world: not only is she passionate and knowledgeable about film, she's a marvellous, eloquent and witty writer. I care about her work more than I do any actor. If I watch a film and find out that she didn't review it I am bitterly disappointed. I only hope she moves somewhere worthy of her brilliance so I can keep reading her at least once a week.

I'm heartened to see the many comments on her post reflecting my own response to this sad news - she so often gets flamed by assholes who don't seem to understand the job of a film critic, but reading the comments makes me realise that a significant number of her readers adore her as much as I do.
  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.