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Blowing Smokenew

The new film based on Christopher Buckley's decade-old novel of the same name is a cynically cancerous comedy.
Shepherd Express  |  David Luhrssen  |  04-14-2006  |  Reviews

Tar Nationnew

Being a smoker is a lot like being a tobacco-industry lobbyist -- we both lie, and we both rationalize.
Orlando Weekly  |  Steve Schneider  |  04-06-2006  |  Reviews

Spin Cinemanew

Aaron Eckhart shines in a decent movie that could have been better.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  04-05-2006  |  Reviews

Failure to Ignitenew

This snarkily playful little comedy gets so wrapped up in its own barbed witticisms that it fails to land even the lightest sucker-punches on the institutions it aims to skewer.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marc Savlov  |  03-31-2006  |  Reviews

Smoke in Your Eyesnew

The tobacco lobby takes a hit in Smoking.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Curt Holman  |  03-30-2006  |  Reviews

The Smoking Gunnew

Jason Reitman is amazed that his debut feature satirizing the excesses of the tobacco industry has launched his career into the stratosphere.
NOW Magazine  |  Lori Fireman  |  03-23-2006  |  Profiles & Interviews

Huffing About Puffing

It's all in fun, but obviously there's a message here: You can't trust anything or anybody, because even the worst of situations can be spun to look golden.
Washington City Paper  |  Tricia Olszewski  |  03-17-2006  |  Reviews

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