Roman Polanski's 'Ghost Writer'

Two Viewpoints

by Bill Gibron

5 March 2010

 
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The Ghost Writer

Director: Roman Polanski
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Cattrall, Olivia Williams, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Hutton, Eli Wallach

(Summit Entertainment)
US theatrical: (Limited release)
UK theatrical: 19 Mar 2010 (General release)
2009

Review [26.Feb.2010]

As it slowly rolls out across the nation, PopMatters’ film blog, Short Ends and Leader, has two competing reviews of Roman Polanski’s latest, The Ghost Writer. While editor Bill Gibron found the film wanting in almost every facet, contributor Farisa Khalid feels it’s one of the aging auteur’s best. Read both reviews and see for yourself:
 
 
‘Ghost Writer’: The Futility of Good Intentions
 
 
‘Ghost’ is Minor Polanski at Best

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