Published August 25, 2009
Tags: Adaptation, Being John Malkovich, Black Hawk Down, Charlie Kaufman, Chris Cooper, John Laroche, John Malkovich, Meryl Streep, Nicolas Cage, Pulitzer Prize, Spike Jonze, Stephen Hunter, Susan Orlean, The Baltimore Sun, The New Yorker, The Orchid Thief, The Washington Post, Wayne's World
Part of a continuous series of classic film reviews from some of the most eloquent, hilarious film critics from yesterday and today.
I started this “classic reviews” collection to highlight “classic reviews.”
Now, I’m thinking I started it just so I could post Stephen Hunter reviews to Cribbster. Continue reading ‘CLASSIC REVIEW: ‘Adaptation’’
Published May 24, 2009
Tags: David Carradine, Kill Bill: Vol. 1, Lucy Liu, Pulitzer Prize, Quentin Tarantino, Stephen Hunter, The Sun, The Washington Post, Uma Thurman, Vivica A. Fox
The first in a continuous series of classic film reviews from some of the most eloquent, hilarious film critics from yesterday and today. That sounds really official. But it’s really just self-indulgent.
This is one of my favorite reviews ever. By Stephen Hunter, a retired film critic who started at The Sun in Baltimore and eventually moved to The Washington Post where he won the Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 2003. For several years, from high school through college, Hunter was the primary reason I purchased the paper on Fridays. His reviews were entertaining, often hilarious and brilliantly written. Continue reading ‘CLASSIC REVIEW: ‘Kill Bill: Vol. 1′’