Archive for the ‘Armond White Quotes’ Category

Controversial Critic Armond White’s New Essay Offers List Of Seminal Hip-Hop Milestones In New Book On The Art and Design of Hip-Hop

October 28, 2008

Tuesday, October 28, 2008  — by Wow Jones

 

 

The Art And Design Of Hip-Hop Front Cover

DEFinition: The Art And Design Of Hip-Hop Front Cover

 

 

 

The new coffee-table styled photo book, “DEFINITION: The Art And Design Of Hip-Hop” by Cey Adams and Bill Adler offers…

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Armond White Movie Review of the Quentin Tarantino film “Pulp Fiction” (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

July 2, 2008

 

104)  Armond White Movie Review of Quentin Tarantino’s film Pulp Fiction    -1994-

 

 

Pulp Fiction itself is a misleading title; it should simply be renamed

 

 

 

 

 

Trash.  It keeps within the shallow, thoughtless boundaries of cheap

 

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Armond White Movie Review of the Boaz Yakin film “Fresh” (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

July 2, 2008

103)   Armond White Movie Review of the Boaz Yakin film Fresh      -1994-

 

 

Boaz Yakin could conceivably have made Fresh just to prove…

 

 

 

 

 

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Armond White Movie Review of the film “Forrest Gump” and the documentary “Freedom On My Mind” (QUOTE from the book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

July 2, 2008

 

102)   Armond White Movie Review of the film Forrest Gump and the documentary film Freedom On My Mind.      -1994-

 

 

 

 

” ‘My fantasies were being played out for me in real life,’ says Curtis Hayes, one of the Freedom Summer participants who get to tell their

 

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Armond White on hip hop journalists Toure and James Bernard (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

July 2, 2008

 

101)  Armond White on Hip Hop Journalists Toure and James Bernard             -1994-

 

 

“Let’s serve notice on two viruses known by the names Toure and James Bernard.  These hip hop journalists are not important in themselves, but as servants of white media institutions, they represent a disastrous development in the discussion of Black popular culture.  Toure’s vindictive

 

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Armond White Movie Review of Spike Lee’s film “Crooklyn” (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

July 2, 2008

 

100)  Armond White Movie Review of Spike Lee’s Crooklyn film    -1994-

 

 

“Animosity gets in the way of Spike Lee’s nostalgia.  That’s not a…

 

 

 

 

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Armond White Movie Review of Haile Gerima film “Sankofa” (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

July 2, 2008

 

99)  Armond White Movie Review of Haile Gerima’s film Sankofa     -1994-

 

 

 

 

 

 “Haile Gerima’s Sankofa matters in ways that other independent films

 

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Armond White on reception towards Black mainstream films (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

July 2, 2008

 

98)  Armond White reception of Black mainstream films    -1994-

 

 

“…but what happened to the critical euphoria that had greeted Menace II Society’s opening just a few months earlier?  Apparently for all the critics who loved that movie’s fount of Black urban stereotypes, none of them thought enough of it as a work of art to award the Hugheses along with

 

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Armond White Music Review of rapper Ice Cube’s “The Predator” and “Lethal Injection” albums (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

July 2, 2008

 

97)  Armond White Music Review of rapper Ice Cube’s The Predator and Lethal Injection albums    -1994-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Slinging his rhymes amid cherry, squaking soprano sax and rippling organ fills, Ice Cube achieves an incontestable kind of beauty. 

 

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Armond White Movie Review of Steven Spielberg’s film “Schindler’s List” (QUOTE from the Armond White book “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”)

July 2, 2008

 

96)  Armond White Movie Review of Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List film   -1994-

 

 

” ‘Witnessing,’ a term repeated in the most doctrinaire reviews of…

 

 

 

 

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