"Sofia Coppola has shown herself time and again to have an extraordinary natural gift at capturing small ironies and tiny comedies of human interaction; her films are rife with funny little moments of misunderstandings and awkwardness between her characters. But while she can see the little irony, she seems completely oblivious to the big one; neither in the films nor in any interview she has ever given does Ms. Coppola give any sign of realizing that the problem of being bored in a luxury hotel is not, perhaps, an insoluble problem."
— Richard Rushfield on Sofia Coppola’s Somewhere.
"It was a much better picture than Kane—if they’d just left it as it was."
This Vanity Fair piece is from 2004, but the heartbreak of the search for the complete The Magnificent Ambersons will always be the same.