Richard Corliss Quotes
"Every artist undresses his subject, whether human or still life. It is his business to find essences in surfaces, and what more attractive and challenging surface than the skin around a soul?"
"Hollywood was born schizophrenic. For 75 years it has been both a town and a state of mind, an industry and an art form."
"By dint of dogged charisma, Brynner has identified himself with a role more than any other actor since Bela Lugosi hung up his fangs."
"Michael Hastings has composed a dirge to incompatibility, which, because it raises expectations only to defeat them, leaves a taste of exhumed ashes."
"Today is a time of turbulence and stagnation, of threat and promise from a competitor: the magic, omnivorous videocassette recorder (VCR). In other words, it is business as usual."
"Mausoleum air and anguished pauses: If this production were a poem, it would be mostly white space."
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