Release of his book, "The Great Movies III".
1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
6 Interviews |
10 Articles |
Ebert | R. Hyde | Roger | Reinhold Timme
5' 8" (1.73 m)
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...the star rating system is relative, not absolute. When you ask a friend if Hellboy
(2004) is any good, you're not asking if it's any good compared to Mystic River
(2003), you're asking if it's any good compared to The Punisher
(2004) And my answer would be, on a scale of one to four, if Superman
(1978) is four, then Hellboy is three and The Punisher is two. In the same way, if American Beauty
As of December 2010, he has twice refused to assign a star rating to a film: once for Pink Flamingos
(1972) and once for The Human Centipede (First Sequence)
(2009). In both cases he explained his reasoning was that a film made to disgust the viewer cannot be judged as "good" or "bad", but either must be accepted for what it is or not at all.
The use of creative and bizarre, but apt metaphors in his reviews.