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  • The newspaper Libération denounced "the dictatorship of emotion as a camouflage to the total absence of thought," while Variety pointed at what it called the film's primitive racism, describing Driss as "a role barely removed from the jolly house slave of yore."

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  • Andrew Sarris referred to the film's "surface mannerisms."

    A Voyage Into Memory and the Subconscious

  • Mr. Buscemi, 53, has used his penetrating eyes, slim physique and scraggly teeth to bring to life supporting roles critics have described as a film's "seasoning."

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  • New York Times film critic Manohla Dargis called the film's engagement with 9/11 "diffuse," but claimed, "that a spectacle like this even glances in that direction confirms that American movies have entered a new era of ambivalence when it comes to their heroes."

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  • A recent screening offended a few Thatcher fans, one of whom called the film's contemporary portrayal of Thatcher as "a granny going mad."

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  • I'm only here because of you guys, Hooper said, referring to his film's male stars.

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  • The converted footage was blended seamlessly with footage captured with 3D cameras and pure CGI shots," he continued, noting that many reviewers referred to the film's 3D achievements as "the best 3D produced to date." News

  • There's speculation about whether the film's central character, Thierry Guetta, is a real person, a character created by Banksy, or even Banksy himself.

    Jane Chafin: Exit Through the Gift Shop (The Emperor Is Naked)

  • There's the ongoing drama over the film's director, street artist Banksy, who keeps his real identity closely guarded.

    Jane Chafin: Exit Through the Gift Shop (The Emperor Is Naked)

  • These currency products can be purchased on margin ahead of time for as little as 10% of your currency requirement; nonetheless, that's still a lot of money to have to come up with before the film's financing closes.

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