Specials: National Board of What?; Time Out on NY Critics; Battlestar Galactica

“The National Board of Review” – impressive name, no credibility
At Hollywood Elsewhere today, Jeffrey Wells links to Roger Friedman’s bit about the National Board of (not-so-credible) Review. Who are they to be naming the Best Films of 2006? Find out.

And speaking of reviewers…

Time Out rates the New York film critics
Nice to see a best list of the film critics for a change… as if what they do might actually be important.

Battlestar Galactica: Slate talks with the writers of the best series on television
(It’s still hard for me to believe that I’m calling Battlestar Galactica “the best series on television.” But these writers, along with the cast and the special effects team, have earned that title.)

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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet departed the Patheos network in order to escape click-bait advertisements that were offending him and his readers. He will re-launch Looking Closer at lookingcloser.org soon. He is the author of The Auralia Thread, a four-volume fantasy series that begins with Auralia's Colors, and a memoir of "dangerous moviegoing" called Through a Screen Darkly. He teaches creative writing and film studies; speaks internationally about art and faith; served as Writer-in-Residence at Covenant College; and is employed by Seattle Pacific University as a project manager, copyeditor, and writer.


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