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"Holofcenter has a sharp eye for the oddities in contemporary relationships, and there are many funny, observant moments in this Los Angeles roundelay." Movieline's Hollywood Life 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Smart, witty and alert....The film is a field day for actresses. And their teamwork is a thing of beauty....It touches a nerve." Rolling Stone "There is, indeed, a discernible clarity to the actual filmmaking here, and an attractive feminine wit evident in the artistry." -- Grade: B Entertainment Weekly "[G]reatly appealing....Ms. Holofcener writes wonderful, recognizably real characters..." New York Times "[P]iercingly observed, achingly perceptive....FRIENDS blends empathy and a great sense of comic timing with the richness of Holofcener's trademark take-no-prisoners observations..."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "FRIENDS is well-crafted, intelligent, genuinely adult fare." Premiere "The film is likable, with some funny moments and recognizable human conflicts....Sharply observed and cleverly written..."USA Today 4 stars out of 5 -- "Holofcenter refuses to judge her characters, letting us decide for ourselves which of her impeccable ensemble deserves our attention and sympathy." Total Film "[T]he performances are engaging, and the dialogue has precision and verve..." Sight and Sound69.50935

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"...The film succeeds in finding bittersweet human poetry amidst all the failed striving, misgivings, and resignation..." Film Comment "...Its terrific writing and assured pace make it remarkably engaging, and the cast is fantastic..." Premiere "...Painfully funny and touching....Catherine Keener sparks the film....Its true to life..." Rolling Stone "...Dermot Mulroney gives a witty performance....You'll find yourself laughing and sometimes cringing in recognition during many of the uncontrollably truthful encounters..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Smart and observant....Ms. Holofcener's sharp, witty dialogue shows an ear acutely tuned to the edgy competitive nuances of contemporary banter..." New York Times "...A wonderful movie..." Chicago Sun-Times69.50935

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"...The film succeeds in finding bittersweet human poetry amidst all the failed striving, misgivings, and resignation..." Film Comment "...Its terrific writing and assured pace make it remarkably engaging, and the cast is fantastic..." Premiere "...Painfully funny and touching....Catherine Keener sparks the film....Its true to life..." Rolling Stone "...Dermot Mulroney gives a witty performance....You'll find yourself laughing and sometimes cringing in recognition during many of the uncontrollably truthful encounters..." Movieline's Hollywood Life "...Smart and observant....Ms. Holofcener's sharp, witty dialogue shows an ear acutely tuned to the edgy competitive nuances of contemporary banter..." New York Times "...A wonderful movie..." Chicago Sun-Times69.50935

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"...A perceptive blend of humor and heartbreak..."Rolling Stone "...Moments of tenderness and wit, as well as...the light touch [of an] attractive cast..."Entertainment Weekly "...Uniformly droll lead performances as well as impressively confident filmmaking savvy. Buoyant style and innumerable little insights about contempo lifestyles make for an engaging crowd-pleaser..."Variety "...It's a downright refreshing experience to be presented with people you can identify with....A romantic comedy with stellar portrayals..."Los Angeles Times "...One of the gifts of WALKING AND TALKING is that it remains subtle and gentle..."Chicago Sun-Times "[T]he essence of th film lies in the depth and texture of their friendship."Wall Street Journal69.50935

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"[A] marvelously observed new domestic drama....In PLEASE GIVE, the sharp-eyed filmmaker sends her vibrant representative out into the world to explore what it means for a woman to be lucky and still feel itchy." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "Writer-director Nicole Holofcener has a gift for converting small, everyday situations into the kind of gentle comedy that some viewers relate to easily..." -- Grade: A-A.V. Club "With her new film, the poignant and funny PLEASE GIVE, Holofcener is at the top of her game."Los Angeles Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "The movie is about imperfect characters in a difficult world, who mostly do the best they can under the circumstances, but not always. Do you realize what a revolutionary approach that is for a movie these days?Chicago Sun-Times "[O]ne way Holofcener works her stealth magic as a filmmaker and storyteller: She doesn't close up shop on her movie until she's made each of us an honorary New Yorker -- in other words, a person with a strong stance and something to say."Movieline "No one in American movies does difficult women better than Ms. Keener, who's fearless when it comes to nasty, cold roles, yet resists caricature."New York Times "[A] tart but sympathetic ensembler....Like Holofcener's previous pictures, PLEASE GIVE derives its narrative energy less from a series of plotted incidents than from its keenly observed interplay of clashing personality tics and worldviews."Variety "Think of PLEASE GIVE as a finely tuned short story with every glance and gesture full of suggestive meaning."Hollywood Reporter 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] wry, wistful portrait of contemporary urban manners..."Washington Post "This gorgeous film, always tender and sometimes dark, is a deeply resonant comic drama that's concerned with nothing less than life, death, love, sex, guilt and the urban logic of mortality."Wall Street Journal0.5270756

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"[A] marvelously observed new domestic drama....In PLEASE GIVE, the sharp-eyed filmmaker sends her vibrant representative out into the world to explore what it means for a woman to be lucky and still feel itchy." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "Writer-director Nicole Holofcener has a gift for converting small, everyday situations into the kind of gentle comedy that some viewers relate to easily..." -- Grade: A-A.V. Club "With her new film, the poignant and funny PLEASE GIVE, Holofcener is at the top of her game."Los Angeles Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "The movie is about imperfect characters in a difficult world, who mostly do the best they can under the circumstances, but not always. Do you realize what a revolutionary approach that is for a movie these days?Chicago Sun-Times "[O]ne way Holofcener works her stealth magic as a filmmaker and storyteller: She doesn't close up shop on her movie until she's made each of us an honorary New Yorker -- in other words, a person with a strong stance and something to say."Movieline "No one in American movies does difficult women better than Ms. Keener, who's fearless when it comes to nasty, cold roles, yet resists caricature."New York Times "[A] tart but sympathetic ensembler....Like Holofcener's previous pictures, PLEASE GIVE derives its narrative energy less from a series of plotted incidents than from its keenly observed interplay of clashing personality tics and worldviews."Variety "Think of PLEASE GIVE as a finely tuned short story with every glance and gesture full of suggestive meaning."Hollywood Reporter 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] wry, wistful portrait of contemporary urban manners..."Washington Post "This gorgeous film, always tender and sometimes dark, is a deeply resonant comic drama that's concerned with nothing less than life, death, love, sex, guilt and the urban logic of mortality."Wall Street Journal0.5270755

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"[Featuring] Gandolfini, his eyes twinkling with good humor in what will likely be remembered as one of his warmest, most vulnerable and enjoyable performances."Variety "ENOUGH SAID keeps its scintillating sense of humor as it grows deeper and more affecting."Wall Street Journal 4 stars out of 4 -- "With its heartfelt performances, intelligent writing and subtle humor, this is easily one of the most perceptive and engaging movies of the year."USA Today "Gandolfini plays that rarest of types in ENOUGH SAID....And he delivers one of the richest performances of his career."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[Gandolfini] is so sweetly funny in this rueful comedy that you wish he had been given more chances to tap his talent for the lighter side."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 4 -- "ENOUGH SAID stars James Gandolfini in his penultimate film performance, an affectingly vulnerable turn."Washington Post 3 stars out of 5 -- "Louis-Dreyfus handles both the comedic and dramatic requirements of the situation adeptly....Like all of Holofceners works, its exceptionally well-observed..."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "Sharp, generous, funny, warm and grown up, ENOUGH SAID is a charming, big-hearted movie..."Empire0.3616944

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"[Featuring] Gandolfini, his eyes twinkling with good humor in what will likely be remembered as one of his warmest, most vulnerable and enjoyable performances."Variety "ENOUGH SAID keeps its scintillating sense of humor as it grows deeper and more affecting."Wall Street Journal 4 stars out of 4 -- "With its heartfelt performances, intelligent writing and subtle humor, this is easily one of the most perceptive and engaging movies of the year."USA Today "Gandolfini plays that rarest of types in ENOUGH SAID....And he delivers one of the richest performances of his career."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[Gandolfini] is so sweetly funny in this rueful comedy that you wish he had been given more chances to tap his talent for the lighter side."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 4 -- "ENOUGH SAID stars James Gandolfini in his penultimate film performance, an affectingly vulnerable turn."Washington Post 3 stars out of 5 -- "Louis-Dreyfus handles both the comedic and dramatic requirements of the situation adeptly....Like all of Holofceners works, its exceptionally well-observed..."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "Sharp, generous, funny, warm and grown up, ENOUGH SAID is a charming, big-hearted movie..."Empire0.3616944

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"[Featuring] Gandolfini, his eyes twinkling with good humor in what will likely be remembered as one of his warmest, most vulnerable and enjoyable performances."Variety "ENOUGH SAID keeps its scintillating sense of humor as it grows deeper and more affecting."Wall Street Journal 4 stars out of 4 -- "With its heartfelt performances, intelligent writing and subtle humor, this is easily one of the most perceptive and engaging movies of the year."USA Today "Gandolfini plays that rarest of types in ENOUGH SAID....And he delivers one of the richest performances of his career."Chicago Sun-Times 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[Gandolfini] is so sweetly funny in this rueful comedy that you wish he had been given more chances to tap his talent for the lighter side."Rolling Stone 4 stars out of 4 -- "ENOUGH SAID stars James Gandolfini in his penultimate film performance, an affectingly vulnerable turn."Washington Post 3 stars out of 5 -- "Louis-Dreyfus handles both the comedic and dramatic requirements of the situation adeptly....Like all of Holofceners works, its exceptionally well-observed..."Total Film 4 stars out of 5 -- "Sharp, generous, funny, warm and grown up, ENOUGH SAID is a charming, big-hearted movie..."Empire0.3616944

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