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Critic Chris Anderson claims that the genre can be understood best by splitting it into two subcategories — the personal essay and the journalistic essay — but the genre is currently defined by its lack of established conventions.
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The album was produced by Tito Larriva of The Plugz and The Flesh Eaters frontman Chris D. Critic Stevo Olende has written that the " album's lyrical imagery is plundered from voodoo, ' 50's EC comics and the blues ," while another notes that " Nobody has heard music like this before or since.
Critic Roger Ebert said, on At the Movies, that Pauly Shore was the " cinematic equivalent of long fingernails, drawn very slowly and quite loudly over a gigantic blackboard " and noted that although his co-host, Gene Siskel, extremely disliked Chris Farley, he would " rather attend a dusk-to-dawn Chris Farley film festival than sit through any 5 minutes of Jury Duty.
The Stage commented that Shaw was " a delectably wide-eyed Janet ", with Critic Chris High stating " Shaw is delightful as the naive Janet and proves she has far more to offer than anything a reality TV show could ever uncover " and the British Theatre guide stating " A big surprise to me was how outstanding former Hear ' Say popstar Suzanne Shaw was: she is so at home on stage with strong voice and fabulous presence ".
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Critic Brooks Atkinson, in his review for The New York Times wrote of the original 1949 Broadway production that Maxwell Anderson and Mr. Weill had encountered " obvious difficulty " in transforming " so thoroughly a work of literary art " into theatre, and was sometimes " skimming and literal where the novel is rich and allusive.
Critic Jeffrey M. Anderson criticized Otto's French accent and wrote that she " doesn't seem to mesh with what's going on around her ".
" Critic Jeffrey M. Anderson, of Combustible Celluloid, wrote "... when the movie does actually reach the factory, and Gene Wilder takes the stage, the movie is saved.
It was written by Steve Young, directed by Bob Anderson and features a cameo by Jon Lovitz as Jay Sherman from The Critic.
Critic Jeffrey M. Anderson of the San Francisco Examiner said, " Each episode is beautifully crafted, with an eye on lush, shadowy visuals and a pulsing, jazz-like rhythm ... the show is almost consistently funny, consistently brilliant, and, best of all, compulsively watchable.
Critic Steve Anderson said, “ The CRTC ’ s stubbornness in the face of a mass public outcry demonstrates the strength of the Big Telecom lobby ’ s influence.
Critic and claims
Critic Graham Young claims that Maoists see Joseph Stalin as the last true socialist leader of the Soviet Union, but allows that the Maoist assessments of Stalin vary between the extremely positive and the more ambivalent.
Critic James Fallows remarked that McCaughey's arguments against the stimulus legislation were similar to the false claims she advanced years ago against the Clinton healthcare bill.
Critic Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times called the film "... quite an improvement on Cooper's all but unreadable book, and a worthy successor to the Randolph Scott version ," going on to say that " The Last of the Mohicans is not as authentic and uncompromised as it claims to be — more of a matinee fantasy than it wants to admit — but it is probably more entertaining as a result.
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*" Dining Out: The Food Critic at Table " A review of food writing and writers by Adam Gopnick that examines the genre.
Critic Jerry Renshaw wrote, " A Double Life is an unusually intelligent, literate noir that is a classy departure from the pulpy " B " atmospherics often associated with the genre.
Critic Christopher Null wrote of the film, " One of the ' 70s juiciest entries into the horror genre, The Abominable Dr. Phibes is Vincent Price at his campy best, a former doctor and concert organist ( go figure that one out yourself ) who is exacting revenge on the nine doctors he blames for botching his wife's surgery, which ended with her death.
" Critic Anders Sandvall, also of Metal Rules, stated that " the band has done a masterpiece in their genre.
" Top Critic Roger Ebert went further, saying of the film " In a genre where a lot of movies are retreads of the predictable, ' Deep Blue Sea ' keeps you guessing.
Critic Robert Koehler, writing in Variety magazine, also gave the gave the film a mixed review, writing, " The latest fashion, The Salton Sea strains past the breaking point to provide the old genre with new couture.
" Critic Laura Miller, writing on Salon. com, described Hellhound as a " meticulous yet driving account that is in essence a true-crime story and a splendid specimen of the genre.
Critic John Simon, in NY Magazine, wrote: " Anyone who cares about the rather uncertain future of this truly American genre should — must — see the show, think and worry about it, and reach his or her own conclusions.
Critic Fernando F. Croce wrote of the film, " Fallen Angel, the director's follow-up to his 1944 classic, is often predictably looked down as a lesser genre venture, yet its subtle analysis of shadowy tropes proves both a continuation and a deepening of Preminger's use of moral ambiguity as a tool of human insight ... Preminger's refusal to draw easy conclusions — his pragmatic curiosity for people — is reflected in his remarkable visual fluidity, the surveying camera constantly moving, shifting dueling points-of-view in order to give them equal weight.
Critic Jay Seaver gave the film a mixed review, writing, " Nightfall isn't worried about purity of genre ; it occasionally threatens to become an almost light-hearted caper movie ... The storytelling is more than a bit cumbersome.
Critic Richard Scheib said, " The film was part of a brief revival of the old caveman vs dinosaurs genre, along with Quest for Fire and Clan of the Cave Bear, in which earlier action-fantasy films were redressed with a much stricter regard to anthropological realism.
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Critic William Kuhn argued that much of his fiction can be read as " the memoirs he never wrote ", revealing the inner life of a politician for whom the norms of Victorian public life appeared to represent a social straitjacket – particularly with regard to his allegedly " ambiguous sexuality.
Critic John R. Elliott Jr. notes that this particular history play can be distinguished from the other history plays because it contains an ulterior political purpose.
Critic Zack Handlen remarked, " This is still early Dick, which means that while interesting concepts are introduced, and there ’ s some play with identity -- Jennings develops an overwhelming faith in the prescience of his past self, a faith which most people can ’ t ever have in their present versions, and by the end he ’ s even referring to that past guy as a separate person -- the primary focus is nabbing you and keeping you entertained.
Critic Akshay Shah wrote " Arjun Rampal displays talent, looks smashing on screen, but one can ’ t help feel that he isn ’ t given a character to match his acting potential.
Jay Sherman from The Critic, who had previously appeared in " A Star Is Burns ", can also be seen in the mental hospital repeatedly saying his catchphrase, " It stinks ".
Critic Tim Knight, at Reel. com, notes that if the viewers can forget the " headlong dive into preposterousness, it's still a lot of fun ".
Internet comedian Nostalgia Critic poked fun at both advertisements in his Top 11 Nostalgic Drug PSAs video, stating, " People know this one so well, they can say it in their sleep.
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Critic Leonard Maltin labeled Hawks " the greatest American director who is not a household name ," noting that, while his work may not be as well known as Ford, Welles, or DeMille, he is no less a talented filmmaker.
Critic Lev Grossman described it as " a deeply unsettling existential horror story, a nightmare you'll never be sure you've woken up from.
Critic Danél Griffin remarked, " Romero freely admits that his film was a direct rip-off of Matheson's novel ; I would be a little less harsh in my description and say that Romero merely expanded the author's ideas with deviations so completely original that of the Living Dead is expelled from being labeled a true ' rip-off '".
Critic Dennis Schwartz appreciated the acting ensemble in the film and wrote, " The film was too stagebound to be effective cinema, but it scores points in its unsentimental portrait of the loser life of the lonely and desperate merchant seamen.
Critic Irving Ribner notes that a manifestation of Machiavellian philosophy may be seen in Bolingbroke.
Critic James Agee noted that " the Hays office must have been raped in its sleep " to allow the film to be released.
The principles of what would be known as the Aesthetic Movement were partly traceable to him, and his effect was particularly felt on one of the movement's leading proponents, Oscar Wilde, who paid tribute to him in The Critic as Artist ( 1891 ).
The IMU is alleged by the magazine Eurasia Critic to be involved in organized criminal activies such as controlling and facilitating drug smuggling.
Critic David Shipman said his personal notices for his performance in The Secretary Bird ( 1968 ) " must be among the best accorded any light comedian during this century ".
Critic George Warren Arms believed Holmes's poetry to be provincial in nature, noting his " New England homeliness " and " Puritan familiarity with household detail " as proof.
Critic Nick Schager wrote, " It would be no surprise to learn that Richard Widmark was a big ' Batman ' fan, as his star-making screen debut in Kiss of Death as grinning, cackling psychopath Tommy Udo ( for which he received an Academy Award nomination ) seems heavily indebted to the Caped Crusader's arch-nemesis The Joker.
" Opposition parliamentarians dismissed the report as a scare tactic, while Liberal Environment Critic David McGuinty argued that the study was misleading, saying that it did not properly examine international emission trading and ignored jobs to be created through the " green economy ".
Critic Vincent Leo praised Penn's performance, noting, " While Oldman gets the accolades for his energetic performance, it is really Penn's inner demons that provides the film with the right amount of conflict, always letting us be aware that fine lines are the difference between life and death, as well as right and wrong, out in the streets of New York.
Critic Tom Shales, reviewing the show for the Washington Post, opined that " kids may be impressed " by the heroics and special effects, but the show lacked " adult appeal " and that the plot lines would " soon wear thinner than water ".
Critic Steve Blance, in his Top Ten Worst Movies Review, called the film " the worst I have ever witnessed " and also noted that he would " rather be tortured for twenty-years with searing iron than have to sit through even a minute of this again.
Critic Robert Christgau also commented in a similar vein: " The difference is that Browne shouldn't be doing this ... he's a pop star who's stretching his audience and endangering his market share merely by making such a statement in 1986.
On November 28, 1828 a contest was posted in the New York Critic by American actor, Edwin Forrest, offering a prize of 500 dollars for an original play which met such criteria as, “ a tragedy, in five acts, of which the hero, or principal character, shall be an aboriginal of this country .” Forrest, looking to produce a play suiting his strengths, created the contest as an opportunity to boost his acting career.
Critic Dennis Schwartz liked the film and acting in the drama and wrote, " A schematic film noir by Nicholas Ray ( They Live by Night ) that overcomes its artificial contrivances to become a touching psychological drama about despair and loneliness -- one of the best of this sort in the history of film noir ... Robert Ryan's fierce performance is superb, as he's able to convincingly assure us he has a real spiritual awakening ; while Lupino's gentle character acts to humanize the crime fighter, who has walked on the " dangerous ground " of the city and has never realized before that there could be any other kind of turf until meeting someone as profound and tolerant as Mary.
For The Simpsons, Keeler has written such episodes as " A Star Is Burns " ( which Matt Groening refused to be credited for, as he was opposed to the idea of The Simpsons crossing over with The Critic ) and " The Principal and the Pauper " ( which many fans -- including series creator Matt Groening and voice actor Harry Shearer -- disliked due to the massive changes in Principal Skinner's backstory ).