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Harper (The Moving Target) Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

July 4, 2005
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

| Original Score: 4/5

September 17, 2004
Variety Staff
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Director Jack Smight has inserted countless touches which illuminate each character to the highest degree.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 30, 2008
Derek Adams
Time Out
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Enjoyable performances throughout. Just the same, a very minor Big Sleep.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

| Original Score: 3/5

March 27, 2004
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

Harper shows the actor to good advantage, Newman's nonchalant demeanor well suiting the character of the PI.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 7/10

December 29, 2006
Jay Antani
Los Angeles Alternative

| Original Score: 4/5

April 29, 2005
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

| Original Score: 3/5

October 10, 2005
John Esther
Pasadena Weekly

| Original Score: 3/5

August 21, 2003
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

| Original Score: 4/5

September 20, 2005
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

| Original Score: 3/5

July 8, 2004
Bosley Crowther
New York Times
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[Newman] is too fresh, too ruggedly good looking to be consistent as the sort of beat-up slob that his shady detective is intended to be and as Mr. Bogart used to be.

Full Review Source: New York Times

May 9, 2005
Emanuel Levy

Supported by colorful characters (played by Lauren Bacall, Shelley Winters, Julie Harris), Paul Newman gives a solid performance in his first private detective role, which catapulted him to major stardom and brought the genre back to the mainstream.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B

November 27, 2008


Newman smoulders in the lead role, a private eye hired by Bacall to find her missing husband.

Full Review Source: Film4

May 24, 2003

TV Guide's Movie Guide

William Goldman's adaptation of MacDonald's novel -- his first solo screenwriting credit -- is full of rapid-fire dialogue, but some of the characterizations are thin.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3/4

September 30, 2008

TIME Magazine
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By combining flamboyant suspense with a sunbaked slice of life and lots of good mean fun, Director Smight makes every clue a pleasure to follow.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

September 30, 2008
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