This quote collage is one of the most profound pieces of post-modern poetry I have ever perused:

HOW MANY MASTERPIECES WERE RELEASED IN 2005?

“A masterpiece!” (Saraband) – David Sterritt
“A masterpiece.” (2046) – Lou Lumenick
“A masterpiece!” (Crash) – Shawn Edwards
“A masterpiece!” (Batman Begins) – Mark S. Allen
“A masterpiece!” (Kung Fu Hustle) – Harry Knowles
“A masterpiece.” (Land of the Dead) – Michael Rechtshaffen, The Hollywood Reporter
“A masterpiece!” (Coach Carter) – Fred Saxon
“A masterpiece!” (Robots) – Lee Thomas, FOX 2 Detroit
“A masterpiece!” (Cape of Good Hope) – S.T. Flor, San Diego Citybeat

“A brilliant masterpiece.” (Oldboy) – Harry Knowles
”A remarkable masterpiece.” (Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance) – Film Comment
”A genuine masterpiece!” (A Tout De Suite) – David Fear, Time Out New York
“A vital masterpiece!” (The Constant Gardener) – Robert K. Elder, Chicago Tribune
“A ravishing masterpiece!” (2046) – Dennis Dermody
“A cinematic masterpiece.” (Deep Blue) – Todd David Schwartz
”A masterpiece of filmmaking!” (Nobody Knows) – Elle Magazine

“Steven Spielberg’s masterpiece.” (Munich) – Time Magazine
“Terrence Malick’s beautiful masterpiece.” (The New World) – Richard Roeper
”Van Sant’s masterpiece!” (Last Days) – J. Hoberman, Village Voice
“This is Tommy Lee Jones’s masterpiece!” (The Three Burials of Melquaides Estrada) – Jeffrey Lyons
“Another Roman Polanski masterpiece!” (Oliver Twist) – Mose Persico
“A masterpiece Dickens himself would have loved.” (Oliver Twist) – Jeffrey Lyons

“A masterpiece of historical accuracy and cinematic drama.” (Downfall) – Wall Street Journal
“A masterpiece of indirection and pure visceral thrills” (A History of Violence) – Manohla Dargis
“A masterpiece destined to become a timeless classic.” (Cinderella Man) – Shawn Edwards
“A masterpiece about a masterpiece!” (Capote) – Robert Wilonsky, San Francisco Weekly

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