Commentary: 30 ways to say “My movie is better than yours.” – Carrie Rickey

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Fanboys and critics are cruel about the work of directors, but evidently not so cruel as other directors are if Flavorwire’s collection of the 30 nastiest director-on-director insults is any indication. Even the supremely unflappable Clint Eastwood flips one to Spike Lee. Read more>>

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Carrie Rickey

Carrie Rickey has been The Philadelphia Inquirer's film critic for 21 years and writes the newspaper's Flickgrrl blog. She has reviewed films as diverse as "Water" and "The Waterboy," profiled celebrities from Lillian Gish to Will Smith, and reported on technological beakthroughs from the video revolution to the rise of movies on demand. Her reviews are syndicated nationwide and she is a regular contributor to Entertainment Weekly, MSNBC and NPR. Rickey's essays appear in numerous anthologies, including "The Rolling Stone History of Rock & Roll," "The American Century," and the Library of America's "American Movie Critics."