The less eternal question

By |2015-09-18T23:38:09-07:00April 4, 2008|Dakota, John Lennon|

Which New York Observer film critic had the more interesting Beatles mention last week? Andrew Sarris, on the Scorsese Stones doc Shine a Light:When I was teaching at the School of Visual Arts in 1965, all the students seemed to be fanatical Stones fans, listening to their songs incessantly on the cafeteria jukebox. They seemed determined to make me see how wrong I was to prefer the Beatles, as I had implied in 1964 in The Village Voice (I had raved about A Hard Day’s Night, which I designated as “the Citizen Kane of juke-box musicals”). I still like the Beatles, but [...]