The Critical Drinker blames the failure of new Star Wars movies on the “deconstruction” of traditional heroic storytelling. It’s a typically reactionary position that is ignorant of amazing storytellers who base their stories on deconstruction like Alan Moore, Iain M Banks and Terry Pratchett. It’s clear that the Critical Drinker is not a critical thinker. But the problems with reactionary reviewers go much deeper.
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