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The Hudsucker Proxy Reviews

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Nick Rogers
Suite101.com
February 1, 2014
Few of the Coen Brothers' films spike the vein of pure pleasure as easily. It's an irresistibly loquacious, unpredictably riotous comedy that dares you to keep up with its daffiness and doesn't give a damn whether you get left behind.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5

TV Guide
November 6, 2007
An impressive technical achievement--the period New York sets are to die for -- and its version of the invention of the hula-hoop is a comic highlight.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
November 30, 2006
Bizarre, yet typical Coen comedy. Very dark and cartoonish.
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
A minor work, but confirmation of the Coens' position among America's most ambitious, able and exciting film-makers.
Willie Waffle
WaffleMovies.com
August 25, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
April 3, 2005
Criminally overlooked and sinfully wonderful Coen brothers comedy. Jennifer Jason Leigh is just flawless here.
| Original Score: 5/5
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer
January 15, 2005
[The Coens'] inventive style and the over-the-top performances from Robbins and Newman make this a feast for the eyes and a barrel of laughs.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
October 14, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
July 21, 2004
Stinging Coen brothers satire.
| Original Score: 4/5
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
July 21, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Spence D.
IGN Movies
February 10, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
July 16, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
July 16, 2003
Better than you've heard.
| Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Caryn James
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Movies are, after all, about fakery; so is the story of Norville's rise and fall and redemption.
| Original Score: 3/5
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
Another Coen knockout.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 22, 2002
Not the Coens' best, but better than casually assumed
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com
March 5, 2002
This film seems to be the key to understanding the Coen's work as a whole.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Scott Renshaw
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Worth seeing for its quirky invention, but it's hard not to wish that so much talent could come with a little more heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Ted Prigge
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
One of the funniest and warmest comedies to come around.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
A wickedly funny and incisive lampoon of big business.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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