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One of the best movies of the year and by far the most entertaining. Read full review
Hackman is unexpectedly hilarious. With protruding top teeth and a professorial beard, he's a motormouth, badgering and abusing one minute, wheedling and fawning the next. Read full review
This movie is charming the way so few movies are anymore. Read full review
One of the pleasures of Get Shorty is watching the way the plot moves effortlessly from crime to the movies - not a long distance, since both industries are based on fear, greed, creativity and intimidation. Read full review
With Get Shorty, Sonnenfeld has shown that broad appeal doesn't necessarily equate with stupidity. That's a lesson Hollywood should learn. Read full review
The picture has enough assets to please moviegoers willing to put up with its many four-letter words and the bursts of violence that spring from nowhere at unexpected moments. [27 October 1995, Arts Film, p.12] Read full review
Get Shorty is exquisitely cast, with droll, well-nuanced performances. Read full review
Though it sounds like a blueprint for either disaster or dynamite, the movie is a bit too controlled to be either. Read full review
One of the sharper, funnier, better-cast, better-written movies around right now. But there's something about it that, well, comes up short. [20 October 1995, Friday, p.C] Read full review
A smirky black comedy that, like its John Lurie score, is jazzy, dry, and light on its feet. Read full review
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