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"Her fried squash blooms were leathery."
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"One of our greatest minds in restaurant criticism."
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"I can tell you right now that this ain't going to work."
"Your work holds up quite well, Ben."
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"With this film, I finally enter the front ranks of American moviegoers."
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"Can't I ever be critical without being accused of criticizing?"
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A man watches TV while wearing a Marshall McLuhan sweatshirt.
"Lose the cap."
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He Didn't Know How To Appreciate Nature
"This place was better before they tore it down."
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Critics In Love
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"Right here is where you lost the narrative flow."
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"I thought it had a pretty good story and interesting characters, but I really didn't like the font."
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"Dumb it down or sex it up."
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"Maybe I don't like stunning debuts."
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"Your book stinks—we want to publish it."
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Now Playing at the Europlex
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"The edges are nice and hard, but your colors aren't icky enough."
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"And now Professor Weyfeld, of Columbia University, with some liberal claptrap."
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"You call this literature?"
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A man smoking a post-coital cigarette sees a woman leaving a note in a suggestions box.
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"Oh, shush! You live by Janet Maslin, you're going to die by Janet Maslin."
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"A Critique of Pure Reason"
"They're going to print a retraction - your desserts are not inconsistent."
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