Word - Charles Taylor writes about how Variety editor in chief Peter Bart is seriously blinkered in claiming critics focus too much on so-called obscure films. Peter Bart's was pandering to the studio heads, basically a way of ensuring more advertising dollars for the rag, by denouncing the so-called tastemakers that ruin the studios. Jesus, if critics really had that much power, would "Just Married" have made $18 million this past weekend?
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