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'Choke' Goes from So-So Novel to a Funny and Touching Filmnew

Writer/director Clark Gregg found the human heart of this story, and managed to keep the humor while pumping up the drama.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  09-25-2008  |  Reviews

Director Clark Gregg 'Choke's on Chuck Palahniuk's storynew

Gregg's adaptation retains Palahniuk's gift of gab, but when it needs to step up and make a statement about sex addiction, contemporary maturity, America's moral decline -- anything, really -- Choke ultimately chokes.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Curt Holman  |  09-24-2008  |  Reviews

'Choke' Finds an Unexpected Vein of Sweetness in Chuck Palahniuk

Clark Gregg took Palahniuk's Choke as screenwriter and director and found another vein. Buried beneath the blasphemy and the bodily fluids and the self-loathing was a story about redemption. About recovery. About love.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Scott Renshaw  |  09-22-2008  |  Reviews

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