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The Big Bounce


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  • I’m not here to argue that The Big Bounce was a perfect movie. Sometimes it feels like a leisurely Hawksian hangout that’s been forced to keep to the timetable of a “taut” caper... But it is an insidious element of contemporary criticism that, in order to be heard over the din, we increasingly speak of films outside the current release cycle only in terms of lost masterpieces or edifices marked “overrated” that are fit to be torn down.