"There is always a philosophy for lack of courage."—Albert Camus

Tuesday, December 07, 2004

A Fine Line of Film Criticism

In his most recent Weekly Standard film review, Jonathan Last's description of the new Mike Nichols movie Closer is a classic:

"Not since American Beauty has a film wanted to dive so deep into so shallow a pool."

That is one great sentence. Very insightful review, too, as usual.

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