Critic Review - The Atlantic

The story-within-a-story-within-a-story is so slight and inconsequential, like the tiniest of a set of Russian nesting dolls, that we may be forgiven for letting our minds wander toward bedtime and tomorrow's errands.

September 7, 2012 Full Review Source: The Atlantic | Comments (2)
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Le Anne Lindsay

So true. It would have been better if we were left to wonder about the old man's story that supposedly made such a great book. Rather than to see the lackluster flashback of his tale of woe - Tinsel & Tine

Sep 10 - 06:50 PM

Lynne Gregg

Lynne Gregg

You hit the nail on the head with your review. I had high hopes for this one, but fell asleep just before the end. When I woke up, I just couldn't believe such a great cast didn't have much of a movie. Actually, it was too much movie - it could have been cut by about an hour. The pace was so slow (boring).

Sep 15 - 04:27 PM

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