: NY Times movie critic gets all haughty/populist about the success of Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 and Mel Gibson’s Passion.
But I have a different theory about it. I say this is the tabloidization of movies.
…we are willing to pay good money to be provoked, enraged, exalted and challenged.
I’m aware that, in saying “we,” I’m being somewhat disingenuous