Flying Spaghetti Monster wrote:
I will say that one thing I didn't like about his reviews, particularly in his later years, was how he bluntly infused his personal politic into his reviews. Check the last sentence of this one
, which comes out of the blue.
You know what? When you write an opinion piece, about anything
, you're allowed
to express your tastes and opinions. Ebert was a master essayist.
You can not "like" it, but he wasn't doing anything wrong or by mistake. If you think his remark about health care in that particular review was "out of the blue," you flunked the exercise.