"He should take out a patent, you should take in his film."
"Filmmaker redesigns standards of style."
"Shows no restraint, takes no prisoners."
"Sheer unadulterated vigour and cheek … this writer-director-star is going places…"
"He might have you reeling, but it’s one hell of a nice surprise."
"A significant talent."
"A… pop, bawdy melange of comic and hot-blooded daydreams… with attitude to burn."
"Sardonic wit, a great sense of playfulness, and an imposing intelligence."
"Impudent…conservatives would doubtless see in him the purest distillation of their own paranoia."
"Humorous, and completely aware that even the tragedies of life are inherently comic."
"A provocative blend of dramatic sense and comic zeal…As a director, he weaves strands of conflicting genres together with ease."