‘King Kong’ on Broadway is larger than life

The job of a critic is just as much an art as the work he’s reviewing. His responsibility is to offer an assessment of a performance, film or piece of art. Because a critique is a sort of evaluation of a work of art, some might say that there is a fine line between being critical and being cruel. However thick you draw that line, The New York Times crossed it in its recent review of Broadway’s King Kong. Rather than consider the production’s highlights and acknowledge its shortcomings, The Times swiftly strike the show down…READ MORE