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Richard Corliss dies at 71; longtime Time magazine film critic
Richard Corliss dies at 71; longtime Time magazine film critic

Richard Corliss, the longtime Time magazine film critic known for his witty, perceptive reviews — 2,500 over 35 years — died Thursday in New York City. He was 71. He had a major stroke last week, according to the magazine, which announced his death. Corliss "conveyed nothing so much as the sheer joy of watching movies — and writing about them," Time theater critic Richard Zoglin wrote in an online tribute. "He was a perceptive, invaluable guide through three and a half decades of Hollywood films, stars and trends." His reviews were "authoritative but never intimidating," Zoglin wrote, and his tastes "populist but electric,"...

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