Example sentences for: denby

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  • Actor-director-writer Robert Duvall's film--about a Pentecostal preacher who beats his wife's lover into a coma--is deemed "the best movie ever about a man of God" (David Denby, New York ). The film's strength is said to be its uncompromising psychological complexity: It shows the preacher as both very good and extremely evil, without lapsing into moral condemnation.

  • (David Denby, New York ). (See David Edelstein's similarly negative review.

  • Denby is high-minded and dour, Lane biting, Kauffmann gentle and wise.

  • Foster, as always, is "fiercely intelligent" but her character is "grindingly sincere" (David Denby, New York ). The New Yorker 's Anthony Lane: "[She] does not need a long trip into space.

  • Critics are especially pleased that, for a sex film, it "stints on sex" (Richard Corliss, Time ). Dissenting, New York 's David Denby wishes it had more insights into the porn industry: It "doesn't really satisfy our curiosity about this ...


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