Movie critic Gene Shalit talks with a Lenox, Mass., police officer after crashing his car into a house on Wednesday. Mr. Shalit, 86, faces a misdemeanor charge. (The Berkshire Eagle via Associated Press)

Movie critic Gene Shalit talks with a Lenox, Mass., police officer after crashing his car into a house on Wednesday. Mr. Shalit, 86, faces a misdemeanor charge. (The Berkshire Eagle via Associated Press)