Benedict Kiely recalls Patrick Kavanagh's time as film critic for 'The Standard'.

Patrick Kavanagh became film critic for 'The Standard' when Benedict Kiely resigned the post and went to work for the 'Irish Independent'. Here Benedict Kiely recalls Patrick Kavanagh's time as film critic for 'The Standard'.

...A critic should have an attitude, a bias. There is no writer more liable to deceive, and perhaps none more biased, than one who gives the impression of being impartial...