|Name Hal Hinson|
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Hal Hinson is an American film critic who writes for The Washington Post. As of July 2015 he has 887 reviews collected on the website Rotten Tomatoes. Hinson has been cited as a critic who is unpopular with his fellow critics, as he is not afraid to give a polarized review; he lauded Hudson Hawk (1991) for instance, which was universally panned. Hinson wrote an essay on Montgomery Clift, entitled "Some Notes on Method Acting" for Sight & Sound in 1984. He also reviewed for Film Comment in the mid 1980s.