Monday, January 16, 2006

In a Nutshell

The New Yorker's Anthony Lane has a superb gift for summing up movies in a way that is both hilarious and succinct:
I did laugh at the end of “The Revenge of the Sith,” but that was from pure relief, much as the people of Stalingrad gave a bitter, mirthless grin when the siege was finally lifted.

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