The famously contrarian critic shouted out a few things.
He compared it to Lubitsch, of course.
"They pretend to be hip and ladylike, but they're simply the type of class oppressors unique to the bourgeoisie."
Insulting winners 'The Social Network' and 'The Kids Are All Right,' White made for an uncomfortable evening.
"Each scene in 'The King's Speech' is so poorly staged that its ineptitude sometimes borders on the avant-garde."
David Fincher's acclaimed Facebook movie finally gets the pan you knew it would.
But did he mention any tears?
"['Sex and the City 2'] lacks the insightful love-hate ambivalence that emerges so crucially when Jay-Z’s hip-hop cynicism contrasts Keys’ soaring, unstoppable aspiration."
"Cyrus’ acting ability makes Veronica’s emotional make-over work."
J. Hoberman on Armond White: "Imagine if I had written something about him rather than making available something he wrote."
Obviously you'll want to read this whole thing, but here are some highlights.
"The corniest movie ever made about the white man’s need to lose his identity and assuage racial, political, sexual and historical guilt.”
"Not since 'The Birth of a Nation' has a mainstream movie demeaned the idea of black American life as much as 'Precious.'"
Last night, on his blog, Ebert posted a thoughtful defense of White. This morning he took it back.
Roger Ebert and Armond White take the film to task.