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"TWENTY-EIGHT HOTEL ROOMS is enriched by filmmaker Ross' facility to go against the grain....Ultimately and appropriately there is no pat ending or answer to this robust, delicate story."Hollywood Reporter "[A]n impressively executed acting exercise for Chris Messina and Marin Ireland."New York Times33.0394

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"[I]n its moodier, murkier contours -- intimately, vividly (and digitally) captured on streets and indoors by cinematographer Doug Emmett -- Shapiro puts his own stamp on voyeur cinema."Los Angeles Times22.99383

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"IRA & ABBY radiates a breathless charm, due in no small part to Ms. Westfeldt's sharp dialogue and engagingly unmannered performance."New York Times "[D]eeply funny....Westfeldt proves herself an ultimately unselfish partner onscreen -- giving many of the best lines to her hilarious co-star Messina."Box Office22.82291

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A]nyone with even fleeting interest in writing or in eating will want to revel in this two hour long celebration of love, life and Lobster Thermador."Box Office "Delivering an elegant approximation of the woman's distinctly flutelike vocal pitch and endearing mannerisms, Streep abundantly conveys the warmth, rich humor and joie de vivre so evident in Julia's TV appearances and her writing."Variety "The performances go a long way toward selling the characters; Meryl Streep creates an uncanny version of Julia Child, of course with a spot-on accent."Chicago Sun-Times "[Meryl Streep] is too fantastic for words....Streep's larger-than-life Julia is kept earthbound -- barely -- by the always-welcome Tucci, who gives a graceful performance as an unassuming diplomat with a big heart..."Movieline "JULIE & JULIA does it right. A consummate entertainment that echoes the rhythms and attitudes of classic Hollywood, it's a satisfying throwback to those old-fashioned movie fantasies where impossible dreams do come true."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a light and entertaining treat, with winning performances, sharp writing and some happy surprises."USA Today "The remarkable thing about the Julia segments, given Ms. Streep's daring flirtations with caricature, is how full and affecting they prove to be."Wall Street Journal "JULIE & JULIA proceeds with such ease and charm that its audacity -- a no-nonsense, plucky self-confidence embodied by the indomitable Julia herself -- is easy to miss."New York Times "[T]artly witty....JULIE & JULIA is the movie American foodie culture has been waiting for." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "Meryl Streep -- and her brilliant, beguiling best -- is the spice that does the trick for the yummy JULIE & JULIA..."Rolling Stone22.652

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A]nyone with even fleeting interest in writing or in eating will want to revel in this two hour long celebration of love, life and Lobster Thermador."Box Office "Delivering an elegant approximation of the woman's distinctly flutelike vocal pitch and endearing mannerisms, Streep abundantly conveys the warmth, rich humor and joie de vivre so evident in Julia's TV appearances and her writing."Variety "The performances go a long way toward selling the characters; Meryl Streep creates an uncanny version of Julia Child, of course with a spot-on accent."Chicago Sun-Times "[Meryl Streep] is too fantastic for words....Streep's larger-than-life Julia is kept earthbound -- barely -- by the always-welcome Tucci, who gives a graceful performance as an unassuming diplomat with a big heart..."Movieline "JULIE & JULIA does it right. A consummate entertainment that echoes the rhythms and attitudes of classic Hollywood, it's a satisfying throwback to those old-fashioned movie fantasies where impossible dreams do come true."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a light and entertaining treat, with winning performances, sharp writing and some happy surprises."USA Today "The remarkable thing about the Julia segments, given Ms. Streep's daring flirtations with caricature, is how full and affecting they prove to be."Wall Street Journal "JULIE & JULIA proceeds with such ease and charm that its audacity -- a no-nonsense, plucky self-confidence embodied by the indomitable Julia herself -- is easy to miss."New York Times "[T]artly witty....JULIE & JULIA is the movie American foodie culture has been waiting for." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "Meryl Streep -- and her brilliant, beguiling best -- is the spice that does the trick for the yummy JULIE & JULIA..."Rolling Stone22.652

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4.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A]nyone with even fleeting interest in writing or in eating will want to revel in this two hour long celebration of love, life and Lobster Thermador."Box Office "Delivering an elegant approximation of the woman's distinctly flutelike vocal pitch and endearing mannerisms, Streep abundantly conveys the warmth, rich humor and joie de vivre so evident in Julia's TV appearances and her writing."Variety "The performances go a long way toward selling the characters; Meryl Streep creates an uncanny version of Julia Child, of course with a spot-on accent."Chicago Sun-Times "[Meryl Streep] is too fantastic for words....Streep's larger-than-life Julia is kept earthbound -- barely -- by the always-welcome Tucci, who gives a graceful performance as an unassuming diplomat with a big heart..."Movieline "JULIE & JULIA does it right. A consummate entertainment that echoes the rhythms and attitudes of classic Hollywood, it's a satisfying throwback to those old-fashioned movie fantasies where impossible dreams do come true."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "It's a light and entertaining treat, with winning performances, sharp writing and some happy surprises."USA Today "The remarkable thing about the Julia segments, given Ms. Streep's daring flirtations with caricature, is how full and affecting they prove to be."Wall Street Journal "JULIE & JULIA proceeds with such ease and charm that its audacity -- a no-nonsense, plucky self-confidence embodied by the indomitable Julia herself -- is easy to miss."New York Times "[T]artly witty....JULIE & JULIA is the movie American foodie culture has been waiting for." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "Meryl Streep -- and her brilliant, beguiling best -- is the spice that does the trick for the yummy JULIE & JULIA..."Rolling Stone22.652

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"Fonda, displaying gravitas and sly humor, and Liu, appealing and funny, both offer sterling support."Hollywood Reporter22.652

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"A likably bittersweet relationship film....Jones is great in the part ...and the actress makes her character's clumsy heartache feel like more than a plot point."Hollywood Reporter "Rashida Jones and SNL's Andy Samberg are hilarious and heartfelt..."Rolling Stone "It's an interesting premise....These actors are appealing too..."Wall Street Journal "[A] breezy, ironic indie....CELESTE AND JESSE FOREVER delivers an affectionate and intelligent look at how even the closest couples can find that breaking up is so very hard to do."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] winning contemporary love story that offers refreshing surprises and characters who behave in believable ways."USA Today "CELESTE AND JESSE FOREVER has an affectionate, grounded take on Los Angeles, which comes across like a tangibly pleasant, lived-in place on screen..."Movieline 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] good-hearted romantic comedy about a likable couple....It begins with a group of believable modern Los Angelinos, embeds them in a fantasy and then introduces a plot twist that's both unexpected and devastating to their cozy routine."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "Jones and Samberg nail every laugh. More surprisingly, they also play their characters for real, letting confusion and hurt seep in between the sillier setups."Rolling Stone "CELESTE AND JESSE bounces along with nimble invention....It's been awhile since a romantic comedy mustered this much charm by looking this much like life." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly22.652

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"A likably bittersweet relationship film....Jones is great in the part ...and the actress makes her character's clumsy heartache feel like more than a plot point."Hollywood Reporter "Rashida Jones and SNL's Andy Samberg are hilarious and heartfelt..."Rolling Stone "It's an interesting premise....These actors are appealing too..."Wall Street Journal "[A] breezy, ironic indie....CELESTE AND JESSE FOREVER delivers an affectionate and intelligent look at how even the closest couples can find that breaking up is so very hard to do."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "[A] winning contemporary love story that offers refreshing surprises and characters who behave in believable ways."USA Today "CELESTE AND JESSE FOREVER has an affectionate, grounded take on Los Angeles, which comes across like a tangibly pleasant, lived-in place on screen..."Movieline 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] good-hearted romantic comedy about a likable couple....It begins with a group of believable modern Los Angelinos, embeds them in a fantasy and then introduces a plot twist that's both unexpected and devastating to their cozy routine."Chicago Sun-Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "Jones and Samberg nail every laugh. More surprisingly, they also play their characters for real, letting confusion and hurt seep in between the sillier setups."Rolling Stone "CELESTE AND JESSE bounces along with nimble invention....It's been awhile since a romantic comedy mustered this much charm by looking this much like life." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly22.652

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3 stars out of 5 -- "There are a sufficient number of jolts thanks to quick edits and sound effects....Chris Messina gives a strong performanceBox Office "A serviceable burst of high-end hokum...with the kind of limber cinematography only someone like Tak Fujimoto can deliver."New York Times16.85941

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3 stars out of 5 -- "There are a sufficient number of jolts thanks to quick edits and sound effects....Chris Messina gives a strong performanceBox Office "A serviceable burst of high-end hokum...with the kind of limber cinematography only someone like Tak Fujimoto can deliver."New York Times16.8594

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3 stars out of 5 -- "It's a horror comic sketch....A fun, suspenseful watch."Empire 3 stars out of 5 -- "There are a sufficient number of jolts thanks to quick edits and sound effects....Chris Messina gives a strong performanceBox Office 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his trapped-in-a-lift B-movie taps widespread fears....Trim, tense..."Total Film "A serviceable burst of high-end hokum...with the kind of limber cinematography only someone like Tak Fujimoto can deliver."New York Times "DEVIL swiftly gathers plot threads and characters at a sleekly modern office building....Everyone has to play a caricature, but most flash enough depth to keep us involved in the mechanics of the plot..."Sight and Sound16.57632

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3 stars out of 5 -- "There are a sufficient number of jolts thanks to quick edits and sound effects....Chris Messina gives a strong performanceBox Office "A serviceable burst of high-end hokum...with the kind of limber cinematography only someone like Tak Fujimoto can deliver."New York Times "DEVIL swiftly gathers plot threads and characters at a sleekly modern office building....Everyone has to play a caricature, but most flash enough depth to keep us involved in the mechanics of the plot..."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's a horror comic sketch....A fun, suspenseful watch."Empire 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his trapped-in-a-lift B-movie taps widespread fears....Trim, tense..."Total Film16.57632

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4 stars out of 5 -- "Its strong and recognizable ensemble should boost interest in a modest dramedy that deserves to stand apart form a solipsistic genre....This first feature shows promise."Box Office0.2734621

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"A beguiling romantic fantasy about the creative process and its potential to quite literally take on a life of its own, RUBY SPARKS performs an imaginative high-wire act with finesse and charm."Hollywood Reporter "[With] fluent, urgent direction by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris....Exuberant and touching and sweet..."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 4 -- "The movie's intriguing in its fanciful way..."Chicago Sun-Times "[A]n ingenious and delightful variation on the Pygmalion myth....A sleek, beautifully written and acted romantic comedy that glides down to earth in a gently satisfying soft landing."New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "This smart and sophisticated romp takes surprising directions as it examines the creative process of writing, the delicate balance of relationships, and the mysteries of men and women."Box Office "RUBY SPARKS lands like a punch. It's a smart counter-jab to the many movies out there that put forth the myth that the world is full of quirky angels in ballet flats who are just waiting for some morose protagonist to come along in need of their love."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "[With] a sharply witty and poignant script by Zoe Kazan....RUBY SPARKS is honest, deep and true."Rolling Stone "Once the pieces are in place, Kazans script reveals a deeper game....RUBY SPARKS comments intelligently on how frustrating and unfulfilling it can be when a partner fails to live up to expectations..." -- Grade: BA.V. Club "[A] gently touching metaphorical drama about the real essence of love..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly0.2734621

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"A beguiling romantic fantasy about the creative process and its potential to quite literally take on a life of its own, RUBY SPARKS performs an imaginative high-wire act with finesse and charm."Hollywood Reporter "[With] fluent, urgent direction by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris....Exuberant and touching and sweet..."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 4 -- "The movie's intriguing in its fanciful way..."Chicago Sun-Times "[A]n ingenious and delightful variation on the Pygmalion myth....A sleek, beautifully written and acted romantic comedy that glides down to earth in a gently satisfying soft landing."New York Times 4 stars out of 5 -- "This smart and sophisticated romp takes surprising directions as it examines the creative process of writing, the delicate balance of relationships, and the mysteries of men and women."Box Office "RUBY SPARKS lands like a punch. It's a smart counter-jab to the many movies out there that put forth the myth that the world is full of quirky angels in ballet flats who are just waiting for some morose protagonist to come along in need of their love."Movieline 3 stars out of 4 -- "[With] a sharply witty and poignant script by Zoe Kazan....RUBY SPARKS is honest, deep and true."Rolling Stone "Once the pieces are in place, Kazans script reveals a deeper game....RUBY SPARKS comments intelligently on how frustrating and unfulfilling it can be when a partner fails to live up to expectations..." -- Grade: BA.V. Club "[A] gently touching metaphorical drama about the real essence of love..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly0.2734621

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"DP Javier Aguirresarobe makes locations and actors alike charming and delightful, bathing everything in a handsome, sun-glazed glow....[There are] glimmers of Allen's old confidence."Film Comment 3 stars out of 5 -- "Woody Allen goes Latin, and the romantic, richly comic result -- powered by a dream cast -- is his sexiest movie ever....Cruz is a stunner in every sense of the word..."Rolling Stone "VICKY CRISTINA trips along winningly, carried by the beauty of its locations and stars -- and all the gauzy romanticism those enchanted places and people imply..."New York Times "[E]xhilarating, captivating and enjoyable....Woody Allen's latest comedy about the vagaries of passion, set in Barcelona, shows that lovely Spanish city off to its best advantage, just as it does its lead actors."USA Today "[P]roviding a setting so distinct from anything else in Allen's oeuvre that it creates the pleasurable illusion of something completely different."Premiere 3 stars out of 5 -- "The performances of Bardem, Cruz, Johansson and Hall are delightfully inventive....This may not be vintage Woody Allen, but it's certainly the best thin he has done in a long time..."Box Office 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he story is beautifully judged. This time when the lights come up, we're sadder and wiser in the best sense."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "A dispatch from the battle between the head and heart....It's clear, perceptive and, most surprisingly, hot-headed and frisky."Empire0.1709138

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"DP Javier Aguirresarobe makes locations and actors alike charming and delightful, bathing everything in a handsome, sun-glazed glow....[There are] glimmers of Allen's old confidence."Film Comment 3 stars out of 5 -- "Woody Allen goes Latin, and the romantic, richly comic result -- powered by a dream cast -- is his sexiest movie ever....Cruz is a stunner in every sense of the word..."Rolling Stone "VICKY CRISTINA trips along winningly, carried by the beauty of its locations and stars -- and all the gauzy romanticism those enchanted places and people imply..."New York Times "[E]xhilarating, captivating and enjoyable....Woody Allen's latest comedy about the vagaries of passion, set in Barcelona, shows that lovely Spanish city off to its best advantage, just as it does its lead actors."USA Today "[P]roviding a setting so distinct from anything else in Allen's oeuvre that it creates the pleasurable illusion of something completely different."Premiere 3 stars out of 5 -- "The performances of Bardem, Cruz, Johansson and Hall are delightfully inventive....This may not be vintage Woody Allen, but it's certainly the best thin he has done in a long time..."Box Office 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he story is beautifully judged. This time when the lights come up, we're sadder and wiser in the best sense."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "A dispatch from the battle between the head and heart....It's clear, perceptive and, most surprisingly, hot-headed and frisky."Empire0.1709138

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