Critic Review - Chicago Sun-Times

There is not a trace of human emotion in it. To call the characters cardboard is to insult a useful packing material.

December 24, 2008 Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Comments (12)
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SmartOne

Tarina Plover

LOL!

Dec 24 - 03:38 PM

thetrooper941

Doug Lane

That is an amazing line. I'm loling IRL

Dec 24 - 08:41 PM

ScytheofAzrael

Omar Siddiqui

OUCH.
Ahahaha.

Dec 25 - 10:10 AM

Christopher256G

Christopher Greffin

Oh snaps. That's a great rip by Ebert. lol

Dec 25 - 12:57 PM

TheBaxter

Slash Beast

LMAO! Excellent one liner.

Dec 26 - 08:07 AM

FinalDestination019

Olivia Prongrer

Great review. This movie was garbage. Uninteresting, terribly acted garbage. "To call the characters cardboard is to insult a useful packing material". Perfect way to describe it.

Dec 26 - 07:02 PM

007

First Last

Very good! Finally, a reviewer with some gusto, juice, expressionism.

Dec 26 - 09:31 PM

the train

Vinnie Oliveri

If you liked the one-liner, read the rest of the review. I haven't seen the Spirit, but based on the negative press, I wouldn't be surprised if Ebert's review is the most entertaining thing about it.

Dec 28 - 10:33 AM

timdigit

jeff warshauer

not quite sure if this movie is up to anything Will Eisner would envision, but I was sure making this movie sin city part 1a, was a mistake. Will Eisner was a far better story teller than that, and deserved a far better mention, than the pathetic insult from this man that has only become a character as bad as those in this movie he hates.

Dec 28 - 04:14 PM

And The Answer Is 42

VJ Perry

oho! what a rip! bravo!

Dec 28 - 06:02 PM

bboylefty08

Gerard Johnson

Excellent line lmao

Jan 5 - 03:19 PM

tyrone f.

tyrone ferrell

Can you sue a filmmaker eventhough you sat through the film in its entirety?

Jan 5 - 03:22 PM

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