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John Simon

John Simon
John Simon's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): New York Magazine/Vulture

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
98% Chinatown (1974) Chinatown is not just another Maltese Falcon or Big Sleep, to be dismissed as a contemporary painting that apes, however skillfully, an old master. It is, rather, a subtly updated version: an equivalent with significant albeit subcutaneous differences.‐ Esquire Magazine
Read More | Posted Jan 9, 2018
88% American Beauty (1999) The film allegedly pushes the envelope.‐ National Review
Read More | Posted Jan 28, 2014
93% Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) Star Wars will do very nicely for those lucky enough to be children or unlucky enough never to have grown up.‐ New York Magazine/Vulture
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2011