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By Carina Chocano

Special to The Washington Post
Thursday, December 25, 2008

“…A goofy parody of hard-boiled detective fiction, larded with indigestible globs of expository voiceover and clunky catchphrases, the movie preemptively mocks itself at every turn, as if trying to beat the rest of us to the punch.

“This should prove dispiriting to fans of Eisner’s work, if any are to be found among the film’s intended audience…

“…the result is dreadful. Good comic books suggest action through abstraction, but “The Spirit” plays like an overproduced diorama. Watching it is like watching three dimensions trying to pass themselves off as two”

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