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Critic Janet Maslin of The New York Times wrote that the film was the greatest adaptation of the novel and remarked on Dunst's performance, " The perfect contrast to take-charge Jo comes from Kirsten Dunst's scene-stealing Amy, whose vanity and twinkling mischief make so much more sense coming from an 11-year-old vixen than they did from grown-up Joan Bennett in 1933.
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Critic and Janet
" Critic Janet Maslin wrote of Terence Stamp's work, " Stamp plays the title role furiously, with single-minded intensity, wild blue eyes and a stentorian roar shown off in the film's early moments ... Glimpses of young, dreamily beautiful Stamp and his no less imposing latter-day presence are used by Soderbergh with touching efficacy.
Critic Janet Maslin remarked that the director " uses his gift for eloquent abstraction to create sobering, obscenely beautiful images of a natural world that has run amok "; her colleague J. Hoberman called it " the culmination of Mr. Herzog's romantic doomsday worldview ".
Critic Janet Maslin was dismissive of the film, and wrote, " Today, in the dazzling, superficial style that Mr. Friedkin has so thoroughly mastered, it's the car chases and shootouts and eye-catching settings that are truly the heart of the matter ".
Critic Janet Maslin of The New York Times commented: " The animation [...] has an unfortunate way of endowing the male characters with doggy-looking muzzles.
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 ".
Critic and New
Critic Lynn Hirschberg declared Stranger than Paradise in a 2005 profile of the director for The New York Times to have " permanently upended the idea of independent film as an intrinsically inaccessible avant-garde form ".
Critic Billy Altman, whose work has appeared in many publications including Entertainment Weekly and The New York Times, wrote the following for Amazon. com: " One of rock's most overlooked masterpieces, this third album by the L. A. folk-rock outfit led by inscrutable singer-songwriter Arthur Lee sounds as fresh and innovative today as it did upon its original release in 1968.
* Holt, Jim, Say Anything, one of his Critic At Large essays from The New Yorker, ( August 22, 2005 )
Critic Bosley Crowther, film critic for The New York Times, liked the screenplay, the message of the film, and John Ford's direction, and wrote, " John Ford has truly fashioned a modern Odyssey — a stark and tough-fibered motion picture which tells with lean economy the never-ending story of man's wanderings over the waters of the world in search of peace for his soul ... it is harsh and relentless and only briefly compassionate in its revelation of man's pathetic shortcomings.
The title theme from the animated TV series The Critic is a tribute to Rhapsody in Blue, the show being based in New York City.
Critic Geoff Barton coins the term " New Wave of British Heavy Metal " in a review of the show for Sounds magazine.
It was followed by The Critic ( 1779 ), an updating of the satirical Restoration play The Rehearsal, which received a memorable revival ( performed with Oedipus Rex in a single evening ) starring Laurence Olivier as Mr Puff, opening at the New Theatre on 18 October 1945 as part of an Old Vic Theatre Company season.
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.
Nevertheless, in his essay, " The New Criticism ," Cleanth Brooks notes that " The New Critic, like the Snark, is a very elusive beast ," meaning that there was no clearly defined " New Critical " school or critical stance.
Critic John Litweiler has written that " In New York Loft Jazz meant Free Jazz in the Seventies " and Studio Rivbea was " the most famous of the lofts ".
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.
On April 27, 2007, Thibault was named Liberal Critic for Competitiveness and the New Economy by Liberal leader Stéphane Dion.
Critic Andrew Sarris, of The New York Observer, who did not enjoy the film's style in general, wrote " I wonder if even children will respond to the peculiarly humorless and charmless stylistic eccentricities of Mr. Burton and his star, Johnny Depp.
Critic Luke Y. Thompson of The New Times stated that " defenders of the film have argued that it's actually pro-woman, due to the fact that the female lead wins in the end, which is sort of like saying that cockfights are pro-rooster because there's always one left standing ".
* Liu Binyan, a Fierce Insider Critic of China, Dies at 80 ( The New York Times ; December 6, 2005 )
Critic Glenn Erickson recently echoed the New York Times review, writing, " Although biographies on both Ib Melchior and Sid Pink would have you believe that The Angry Red Planet is an outer-space classic, it simply isn't so.
* David Edelstein 1977 – Film Critic, New York Magazine, NPR's Fresh Air, CBS Sunday Morning, Slate, the New York Post, the Village Voice, and the Boston Phoenix.
Critic and York
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.
* " Anatole Broyard, 70, Book Critic and Editor at The Times, Is Dead ", The New York Times, Friday, October 12, 1990.
" Critic Donald Bogle states in a New York Times interview that the film in some ways met the black audience's compensatory needs after years of asexual, Sidney Poitier-type characters and that they wanted a " viable, sexual, assertive, arrogant black male hero.
British Art Critic Adrian Searle wrote that “ Downtown 81 captures that New York moment when punk, emerging rap, art school cool and the East Village art and music scenes were at their creative best .”
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.
* Maneker, Marion, " The King James Version: Critic James Wolcott, the reigning monarch of the literary put-down, is about to publish his first novel, and legions of his victims are already sharpening their knives ", New York magazine, June 11, 2001
Critic Anne Midgette of the New York Times has noted that Argento's operas tend to be very well received upon their premieres, but they lack an " easy popular hook " and are rarely revived.
" Critic Robert Towers described McEwan's England in The New York Review of Books as a " flat, rubble-strewn wasteland, populated by freaks and monsters, most of them articulate enough to tell their own stories with mesmerizing narrative power and an unfaltering instinct for the perfect, sickening detail "; Towers called the collection " possibly the most brilliantly perverse and sinister batch of short stories to come out of England since Angus Wilson's The Wrong Set.
** Jay Sherman, the New York film critic from the season six crossover episode " A Star is Burns " and the ABC / FOX animated sitcom The Critic.
Critic and Times
Several short-lived papers also appeared a few years later – the St Helena Times ( 1889 ), the Monthly Critic and Flashman ( 1895 ) and the St Helena Observer.
The film was given a negative review in The Times newspaper in the United Kingdom, in a piece published on 21 July 1966 and credited only to " Our Film Critic ".
She was formerly Art Critic for the Financial Times and Sunday Times and editor of the Art Quarterly and Review.
Critic Vincent Canby in his negative New York Times review on May 8, 1981 opined, " he film's one bright spot is Barbara Harris, who plays Dinette as sincerely as possible under awful conditions.
Many reviewers gave it a rotten review, but Top Critic, Roger Ebert writing for the Chicago Sun Times gave it a positive review giving it a 3 out of 4 stars.