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  •  READER COMMENTS

    Reader comments on City of Ghosts

    Subject: City of Ghosts
    Date: Feb 1, 2006
    Sender: MACPrevious

    I really thought Mary Barber's critic of the film was disingeneous - as if she set out to criticize a film she didn't understand. She strikes me as someone who has never socialized much with the ""successful" scum of the earth, and therefore her criticism of how they are portrayed (which was well done in this film) is WAY off base. Also, the comment that the film never gets off the boat - or that the local "was supposedly Cambodia - it wasn't supposedly, it was shot in Cambodia. It clearly got off the boat. And anyone who has lived in Southeast Asia can sense and enjoy that aspect of the film (Obviously Mary hasn't).
    The argument about the character's lacking depth is also fallacious. Dillon's character is supposed to lack depth - that's the whole point. The reason he is struggling with his existence is that it lacks depth. Like I said, the critic here obiviously doesn't know people llike this, so she can't relate to them.
    This is a well-crafted film that only falters slightly at the end. Out of four stars, it's a three and a half.

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    Comment index:

  • City of Chosts - disappointing   from max, Dec 12, 2003
  • city of ghosts real karmic intrigue   from Grace Taylor, Dec 26, 2003
  • Not quite "City of Ghosts"   from Justin Windsor, Dec 29, 2003
  • city of ghosts - almost   from th, Jan 3, 2004
  • Wonderful art   from eddie delezen, Feb 26, 2005
  • 'city of ghosts' on the money for me   from mike keyes, May 5, 2005
  • i need help? LIKE SERIOUSLY READ!!!!!   from Chelsea, May 15, 2005
  • » City of Ghosts «   from MAC, Feb 1, 2006
  • City of Chosts - disappointing   from max, Dec 12, 2003
  • city of ghosts real karmic intrigue   from Grace Taylor, Dec 26, 2003
  • Not quite "City of Ghosts"   from Justin Windsor, Dec 29, 2003
  • city of ghosts - almost   from th, Jan 3, 2004
  • Wonderful art   from eddie delezen, Feb 26, 2005
  • 'city of ghosts' on the money for me   from mike keyes, May 5, 2005
  • i need help? LIKE SERIOUSLY READ!!!!!   from Chelsea, May 15, 2005
  • » City of Ghosts «   from MAC, Feb 1, 2006