Has written columns and reviews for "Radio Times" magazine since 1988.
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Barry Norman CBE
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The two kinds of critics that I really have no time for are those that use a film to show, "Gosh, aren't I funny? Aren't I witty?", as a sort of advertisement for themselves. The second kind is the one that looks at what all the other critics are saying and says, "I'm going to take the opposite point of view to show that I'm more intelligent than everybody else". Both of these attitudes are total...
When reviewing David Fincher
(1995) on his TV program "Film '96", he singled out for high praise the acting of Kevin Pollak
. Unfortunately, Kevin Pollak is not in this film--presumably Norman meant Kevin Spacey
, who is. However, he did not correct or apologize for this mistake.