One thing I haven’t mentioned over the last week is that I’ve known of an upcoming Janet Maslin review in the NYT. And thus, I’ve been living with a feeling of terror slowly eroding my bones.
Well, today Ms Maslin had her say, and I’m happy to report she don’t hate it. In fact, she seems to like it.
While my wife was reading the review this morning, she laughed out loud at this line:
So characters in “The Tourist” have multiple names, opaque motives, deceptive marching orders and vast capacities for duplicity. Incidentally there is a film version in the works, with George Clooney, for anyone who found “Syriana” too easy to understand.
Read it all here