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Parallel Linesnew

The Kite Runner is a better film than the previews suggested, but it's far from perfect.
Eugene Weekly  |  Molly Templeton  |  01-14-2008  |  Reviews

'The Kite Runner': Out of the Pastnew

Forster's take on Khaled Hosseini's beloved book feels both consistent with the director's thematic interests but also like a further diminishment of his iconoclastic style.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Felicia Feaster  |  12-20-2007  |  Reviews

Crash Landingnew

Contrived and conventional, The Kite Runner fails to fly.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Cindy Fuchs  |  12-18-2007  |  Reviews

Staid Script and Direction Ground 'The Kite Runner'new

I'm worried. Marc Forster, the humorless auteur behind Monster's Ball and Finding Neverland, is directing the next James Bond movie.
NOW Magazine  |  John Harkness  |  12-14-2007  |  Reviews

'The Kite Runner' Doesn't Flynew

Kites fly high over the San Francisco Bay and Kabul (okay, China), but not much else soars in Marc Forster's flaccid adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's vivid 2002 novel, which covers three decades of Afghanistan's misery under serial totalitarian rule.
L.A. Weekly  |  Ella Taylor  |  12-14-2007  |  Reviews

'The Kite Runner' Makes Aghanistan's Politics Provocativenew

Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner gets the Marc Forster touch in its film adaptation.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  11-01-2007  |  Reviews

Flying Highnew

Khaled Hosseini makes the foreign world of Afghanistan achingly universal.
Reno News & Review  |  Cheron Taylor  |  03-23-2006  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

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