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"[A] delightful ensemble piece that hums along nicely..."Los Angeles Times "[I]ts poignancy feeling honestly and legitimately generated....Pauline Collins is especially effective..."Total Film "It's a privilege to watch peerless actors at the peak of their powers....Mr. Hoffman's direction is impeccable, John de Borman's camera bathes the story in warm radiance, and the end credits are not to be missed..."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman uses all he's learned as a virtuoso actor to shape a film of flesh-and-blood characters, flushed with humor and tenderness."Rolling Stone "Hoffman's slow pace and concentration on the performances pay comic and dramatic dividends."Sight and Sound "Dustin Hoffman, a 75-year-old first-time feature director better known as a great old acting pro, conducts at a pleasant tempo." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "Here is a sentimental, sweet entertainment full of legendary British stage, movie and opera stars."Chicago Sun-Times "[A]nchored by superb performances, particularly that of the estimable Maggie Smith....Hoffman directs with elegance, allowing the denizens to be dignified, as well as adorable..."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "QUARTET is a subtle, sure-footed delight -- made all the more enjoyable by the fact that it was directed by a 75-year-old first-timer named Dustin Hoffman..."Washington Post30.49785

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"[A] delightful ensemble piece that hums along nicely..."Los Angeles Times "[I]ts poignancy feeling honestly and legitimately generated....Pauline Collins is especially effective..."Total Film "It's a privilege to watch peerless actors at the peak of their powers....Mr. Hoffman's direction is impeccable, John de Borman's camera bathes the story in warm radiance, and the end credits are not to be missed..."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman uses all he's learned as a virtuoso actor to shape a film of flesh-and-blood characters, flushed with humor and tenderness."Rolling Stone "Hoffman's slow pace and concentration on the performances pay comic and dramatic dividends."Sight and Sound "Dustin Hoffman, a 75-year-old first-time feature director better known as a great old acting pro, conducts at a pleasant tempo." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "Here is a sentimental, sweet entertainment full of legendary British stage, movie and opera stars."Chicago Sun-Times "[A]nchored by superb performances, particularly that of the estimable Maggie Smith....Hoffman directs with elegance, allowing the denizens to be dignified, as well as adorable..."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "QUARTET is a subtle, sure-footed delight -- made all the more enjoyable by the fact that it was directed by a 75-year-old first-timer named Dustin Hoffman..."Washington Post30.49785

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"[A] delightful ensemble piece that hums along nicely..."Los Angeles Times "It's a privilege to watch peerless actors at the peak of their powers....Mr. Hoffman's direction is impeccable, John de Borman's camera bathes the story in warm radiance, and the end credits are not to be missed..."Wall Street Journal "Here is a sentimental, sweet entertainment full of legendary British stage, movie and opera stars."Chicago Sun-Times "[I]ts poignancy feeling honestly and legitimately generated....Pauline Collins is especially effective..."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman uses all he's learned as a virtuoso actor to shape a film of flesh-and-blood characters, flushed with humor and tenderness."Rolling Stone "Hoffman's slow pace and concentration on the performances pay comic and dramatic dividends."Sight and Sound "[A]nchored by superb performances, particularly that of the estimable Maggie Smith....Hoffman directs with elegance, allowing the denizens to be dignified, as well as adorable..."USA Today "Dustin Hoffman, a 75-year-old first-time feature director better known as a great old acting pro, conducts at a pleasant tempo." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "QUARTET is a subtle, sure-footed delight -- made all the more enjoyable by the fact that it was directed by a 75-year-old first-timer named Dustin Hoffman..."Washington Post30.49785

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"[A] delightful ensemble piece that hums along nicely..."Los Angeles Times "It's a privilege to watch peerless actors at the peak of their powers....Mr. Hoffman's direction is impeccable, John de Borman's camera bathes the story in warm radiance, and the end credits are not to be missed..."Wall Street Journal "Here is a sentimental, sweet entertainment full of legendary British stage, movie and opera stars."Chicago Sun-Times "[I]ts poignancy feeling honestly and legitimately generated....Pauline Collins is especially effective..."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman uses all he's learned as a virtuoso actor to shape a film of flesh-and-blood characters, flushed with humor and tenderness."Rolling Stone "Hoffman's slow pace and concentration on the performances pay comic and dramatic dividends."Sight and Sound "[A]nchored by superb performances, particularly that of the estimable Maggie Smith....Hoffman directs with elegance, allowing the denizens to be dignified, as well as adorable..."USA Today "Dustin Hoffman, a 75-year-old first-time feature director better known as a great old acting pro, conducts at a pleasant tempo." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 3 stars out of 4 -- "QUARTET is a subtle, sure-footed delight -- made all the more enjoyable by the fact that it was directed by a 75-year-old first-timer named Dustin Hoffman..."Washington Post30.49785

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"[A] delightful ensemble piece that hums along nicely..."Los Angeles Times "[I]ts poignancy feeling honestly and legitimately generated....Pauline Collins is especially effective..."Total Film "It's a privilege to watch peerless actors at the peak of their powers....Mr. Hoffman's direction is impeccable, John de Borman's camera bathes the story in warm radiance, and the end credits are not to be missed..."Wall Street Journal 3 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman uses all he's learned as a virtuoso actor to shape a film of flesh-and-blood characters, flushed with humor and tenderness."Rolling Stone "Hoffman's slow pace and concentration on the performances pay comic and dramatic dividends."Sight and Sound "Dustin Hoffman, a 75-year-old first-time feature director better known as a great old acting pro, conducts at a pleasant tempo." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly "Here is a sentimental, sweet entertainment full of legendary British stage, movie and opera stars."Chicago Sun-Times "[A]nchored by superb performances, particularly that of the estimable Maggie Smith....Hoffman directs with elegance, allowing the denizens to be dignified, as well as adorable..."USA Today 3 stars out of 4 -- "QUARTET is a subtle, sure-footed delight -- made all the more enjoyable by the fact that it was directed by a 75-year-old first-timer named Dustin Hoffman..."Washington Post30.49785

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"[I]t's a pip to see these players be so...British....The cinematography shows off the overwhelming sensory stimulation of the place..."Entertainment Weekly "[A] refreshing, mature fairy tale....A delightful, droll and entertaining comedy of manners with an estimable cast..."USA Today "This exceptional ensemble makes aging in exotic climes feel effortlessly real, never over-reaching, appropriately fraught. Dench in particular paints a moving portrait..."Los Angeles Times "Parker's script keeps the mood determinedly upbeat....Pleasant, picturesque, proficiently played..."Sight and Sound "John Madden, who directed Dench to an Oscar in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, shows a sure hand with all his actors. Dench is a resilient marvel."Rolling Stone "THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL brings together some of Britain's top-shelf acting treasures for a story of late-life awakenings and self-discovery in India."Movieline30.18174

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"[I]t's a pip to see these players be so...British....The cinematography shows off the overwhelming sensory stimulation of the place..."Entertainment Weekly "[A] refreshing, mature fairy tale....A delightful, droll and entertaining comedy of manners with an estimable cast..."USA Today "This exceptional ensemble makes aging in exotic climes feel effortlessly real, never over-reaching, appropriately fraught. Dench in particular paints a moving portrait..."Los Angeles Times "Parker's script keeps the mood determinedly upbeat....Pleasant, picturesque, proficiently played..."Sight and Sound "John Madden, who directed Dench to an Oscar in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, shows a sure hand with all his actors. Dench is a resilient marvel."Rolling Stone "THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL brings together some of Britain's top-shelf acting treasures for a story of late-life awakenings and self-discovery in India."Movieline30.18174

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"Parker's script keeps the mood determinedly upbeat....Pleasant, picturesque, proficiently played..."Sight and Sound "[I]t's a pip to see these players be so...British....The cinematography shows off the overwhelming sensory stimulation of the place..."Entertainment Weekly "John Madden, who directed Dench to an Oscar in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, shows a sure hand with all his actors. Dench is a resilient marvel."Rolling Stone "[A] refreshing, mature fairy tale....A delightful, droll and entertaining comedy of manners with an estimable cast..."USA Today "This exceptional ensemble makes aging in exotic climes feel effortlessly real, never over-reaching, appropriately fraught. Dench in particular paints a moving portrait..."Los Angeles Times "THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL brings together some of Britain's top-shelf acting treasures for a story of late-life awakenings and self-discovery in India."Movieline30.18174

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"...Sumptuously produced, the film hops the globe in a slew of panoramic locations..."USA Today30.15662

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"...Wonderful moments....[The] cinematography is exquisite throughout..."Variety "...Charming, buoyant....Nicholls is a particular revelation..."New York Times30.00588

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"...High-hearted....A comedy of immense if often scatological charm..."New York Times "...A neat comedy rooted in uniquely English eccentricities....With excellent production design, camerawork and musical score credits, it makes for an ace eccentric [picture]..."Variety "...A PRIVATE FUNCTION's dark look at all the appetites is played with silky perfection by its entire cast..."Los Angeles Times30.00588

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"...High-hearted....A comedy of immense if often scatological charm..."New York Times "...A neat comedy rooted in uniquely English eccentricities....With excellent production design, camerawork and musical score credits, it makes for an ace eccentric [picture]..."Variety "...A PRIVATE FUNCTION's dark look at all the appetites is played with silky perfection by its entire cast..."Los Angeles Times30.00588

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"...[Smith, Shaw and Hawes give] splendid performances of three actresses representing three generations..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "...A beautifully crafted feature debut..." Total Film "...Well crafted....A richly detailed portrait....It's with impressive visual panache that Warner reveals several key moments..." Sight and Sound "...A luminous, piercing film....The film's sense of time and place could not seem more authentic..." Los Angeles Times "...The movie is elegantly mounted, and the house is represented in loving detail..." Chicago Sun-Times30.00588

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"[T]hese two great actresses sink into their roles as comfortably as house cats burrowing into a down quilt on a windswept, rainy night."New York Times "[A]n endearing film of subtlety and charm.... It is a pleasure from start to finish."Los Angeles Times21.34298

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"...The choral scenes [are] skillfully done..." USA Today "...Sidesplittingly funny....It's a new-style feel-good movie...Goldberg's voice -- a flat, gravelly drone of skepticism -- is a great comic instrument..." Entertainment Weekly "...Graced with a clever script, a cast that will make you smile until you ache, and a snappy sense of pace....[It is] one of those rare occasions where everything almost magically falls into place..." Los Angeles Times21.21736

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"...The young cast has astonishing talent and energy." Entertainment Weekly "...Michael Jeter and Barnard Hughes supply nice supporting turns..." Variety "...[Featuring] a young cast with astonishing talent and energy..." Entertainment Weekly21.21736

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"...The choral scenes [are] skillfully done..." USA Today "...Sidesplittingly funny....It's a new-style feel-good movie...Goldberg's voice -- a flat, gravelly drone of skepticism -- is a great comic instrument..."Entertainment Weekly "...Graced with a clever script, a cast that will make you smile until you ache, and a snappy sense of pace....[It is] one of those rare occasions where everything almost magically falls into place..."Los Angeles Times21.21736

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3 stars out of 5 -- "With Home Counties accent firmly in place, Anne Hathaway makes a feisty Jane Austen..."Total Film "BECOMING JANE is a triumph for Anne Hathaway....She and Mr. McAvoy inject a keen intelligence into the couple's verbal jousts, along with romantic chemistry."New York Times "BECOMING JANE has a burnished feminine sadness, and the director, Julian Jarrold, gives it a creamy-dark visual flow....Hathaway makes you feel her lust for words..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 3.5 out of 4 -- "Hathaway is terrific as Austen....She delivers the sparkling dialogue, by screenwriter Kevin Hood, with just the right nuance and verve."USA Today 3 stars out of 5 -- "It's notable for some lovely country scenery, directorial lightness of touch and a stellar supporting cast..."Ultimate DVD18.69081

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"The dark British comedy KEEPING MUM exudes the comfy familiarity of a vintage episode of ALFRED HITCHCOCK PRESENTS....It's refreshing to see Dame Maggie in a lighter mode than usual."New York Times18.56519

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"Best of all is Rebecca Hall as an activist with a sense of humor....[She] exudes the charm and panache of a young Maggie Smith."Movieline's Hollywood Life "[A]n amiable, nostalgic British comedy....[The film] tackles a lofty subject -- the allure of knowledge -- with down-to-earth charm."New York Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "A cheeky comedy with sex and smarts...All the actors are spot on..."Rolling Stone "There's a tidiness and affection to this British homage to John Hughes movies..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "You don't need to be remember The Buzzcocks, Kate Bush or Bamber Gascoigne to be charmed by this laugher set in the mid-'80s."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "STARTER FOR 10 is set in 1985 during Thatcher's reign in power and as such almost makes a lighter companion piece for THE HISTORY BOYS....Worth seeing."Ultimate DVD "[With] a fine performance from McAvoy and spot on period detail, bolstered by a great soundtrack of Eighties classics from the Cure, the Smiths, New Order, et al."Film Comment0.2888932

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"Best of all is Rebecca Hall as an activist with a sense of humor....[She] exudes the charm and panache of a young Maggie Smith."Movieline's Hollywood Life 3 stars out of 5 -- "A cheeky comedy with sex and smarts...All the actors are spot on..."Rolling Stone "[A]n amiable, nostalgic British comedy....[The film] tackles a lofty subject -- the allure of knowledge -- with down-to-earth charm."New York Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "STARTER FOR 10 is set in 1985 during Thatcher's reign in power and as such almost makes a lighter companion piece for THE HISTORY BOYS....Worth seeing."Ultimate DVD "[With] a fine performance from McAvoy and spot on period detail, bolstered by a great soundtrack of Eighties classics from the Cure, the Smiths, New Order, et al."Film Comment "There's a tidiness and affection to this British homage to John Hughes movies..." -- Grade: BEntertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "You don't need to be remember The Buzzcocks, Kate Bush or Bamber Gascoigne to be charmed by this laugher set in the mid-'80s."Total Film0.2888932

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"...Fonda demonstrates yet another aspect of her amazing range, making her one of the most dynamic feminine screen stars in decades..." Variety "...Simon in top form....The writer and the director have assembled a dream cast..." New York Times Included in the New York Times's "10 BEST FILMS OF 1978" New York Times0.2131709

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"...Ms. Burstyn turns in the most focused performance....The actress has always had a sure instinct for locating her characters' humanity, and what she finds in Vivi is a luminous, aching fragility..." New York Times "...The movie is entertaining....Ellen Burstyn is right on the mark..." USA Today "...The revelations come in carefully apportioned morsels....Flanagan is the picture's real scene-stealer..."Variety "...Always warm, accessible and rich in emotional life....This film is strong when and where it needs to be, in its ability to convey heartfelt sentiments and portray the power of a very particular kind of sisterhood..." Los Angeles Times "...[Judd] shows true grit..." Rolling Stone "...Sweet and gently wise-ass....Burstyn, Flanagan, Smith and Knight are delightful screen presences..." Box Office "...[Burstyn] radiates energy....[Sidda Lee] gives the most touching performance in the film..." Sight and Sound0.2131709

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"...The movie is entertaining....Ellen Burstyn is right on the mark..."USA Today "...The revelations come in carefully apportioned morsels....Flanagan is the picture's real scene-stealer..."Variety "...Always warm, accessible and rich in emotional life....This film is strong when and where it needs to be, in its ability to convey heartfelt sentiments and portray the power of a very particular kind of sisterhood..."Los Angeles Times "...Ms. Burstyn turns in the most focused performance....The actress has always had a sure instinct for locating her characters' humanity, and what she finds in Vivi is a luminous, aching fragility..."New York Times "...[Judd] shows true grit..."Rolling Stone "...Sweet and gently wise-ass....Burstyn, Flanagan, Smith and Knight are delightful screen presences..."Box Office "...[Burstyn] radiates energy....[Sidda Lee] gives the most touching performance in the film..."Sight and Sound0.2131709

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Shakespeare puns abound in Kelly Asbury's surprisingly entertaining animated caper..."Total Film "Playful, inventive and endearing..."Los Angeles Times "[T]his lively little film, a comic take on Shakespeare's tragedy, is really entertaining....The voice actors get the material they deserve in a smart, spirited script..."Wall Street Journal "[T]here is some fun to be found in this goofy riff on Shakespeare."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "In the animated GNOMEO & JULIET, creator Kelly Asbury has discovered imaginative ways to freshen up the timeless material and introduce it to the next generation."Washington Post 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] wonderful animated tale....A movie treat full of heart, laughs and fantastic songs..."Box Office 3 stars out of 5 -- "Incredibly, it works -- and not just for the very young children it's aimed at. This is largely thanks to an extraordinary cast of recognizable voices..."Empire "[O]ften amusing, with flashes of real wit....GNOMEO is stolen by its easy-to-love support players..."Sight and Sound0.2009794

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Shakespeare puns abound in Kelly Asbury's surprisingly entertaining animated caper..."Total Film "Playful, inventive and endearing..."Los Angeles Times "[T]his lively little film, a comic take on Shakespeare's tragedy, is really entertaining....The voice actors get the material they deserve in a smart, spirited script..."Wall Street Journal "[T]here is some fun to be found in this goofy riff on Shakespeare."New York Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "In the animated GNOMEO & JULIET, creator Kelly Asbury has discovered imaginative ways to freshen up the timeless material and introduce it to the next generation."Washington Post 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] wonderful animated tale....A movie treat full of heart, laughs and fantastic songs..."Box Office 3 stars out of 5 -- "Incredibly, it works -- and not just for the very young children it's aimed at. This is largely thanks to an extraordinary cast of recognizable voices..."Empire "[O]ften amusing, with flashes of real wit....GNOMEO is stolen by its easy-to-love support players..."Sight and Sound0.2009794

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