Based on 40 Critics
  • Screenwriting this smart, inventive, passionate and rip-roaringly funny is a rare species. It's magic. show more

  • Adaptation, like "Being John Malkovich" before it, is far from a well-made film, even on its own flaky terms. But it's a brave, sometimes brilliant one, with a phantasmagoric ending, full of love and hope, that defeats prose description. Never was an adaptation more original.

  • It's a testament to Cage's canny performance and Jonze's seamless use of special effects that you believe Charlie and Donald are two entirely different people. show more

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