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Andrew Sarris

Critic and Author
31 October 1928 to 19 June 2012

An influential critic who wrote for The Village Voice among other publications, Sarris is credited with popularising the notion of auteur theory in America. His pithy eloquence was expressed not only in the pages of the papers he wrote for but in several books debunking reputations and encouraging critical reappraisal.

Read Andrew Sarris' Guardian Obituary