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"Never short on pace and drama, director Susanne Bier's film tackles some hefty issues: actions and their consequences, responsibility, loss, sacrifice and redemption."Sight and Sound 3 stars out of 5 -- "Extreme facial close-ups heighten the sense of intimacy and there's powerful playing from the ensemble cast."Total Film "Bier and Jensen whisk us away in an unexpectedly thought-provoking direction....[With a] powerfully understated denouement."Film Comment "[A] modern creation with a classic theme involving haves and have-nots, bloodlines and family ties."New York Times "[T]alented filmmaker Susanne Bier, armed with an outstanding compositional sense, keeps control over the storms of melodrama..." -- Grade: A-Entertainment Weekly "Bier has made an old-fashioned melodrama, with the kind of skill and humanity that deserve to be back in style." -- Grade: AEntertainment Weekly71.01697

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"Thomsen's quietly simmering performance is BROTHERS' best asset..." Sight and Sound "[A] gripping psychological drama....With a fine balance of compassion and hardheadedness."New York Times "BROTHERS has an exact sense of emotional truth and a respect for the intricacy of character."Los Angeles Times "[B]lessed with some of the most heartfelt performances you'll see in any film this year." Uncut "[E]xpressive storytelling, which accomplishes the rare feat of believably incorporating violence in another part of the world into an intimate study of shifting domestic relationships." Entertainment Weekly70.12994

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"A compassionate study of individuals coming to terms with tragic events in their own ways, THINGS WE LOST IN THE FIRE is in many respects the kind of modern-day melodrama in which both Berry and Del Toro have already proven themselves adept..."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "Bier has a knack for finding genuine human emotion inside grief-stricken storylines....She always shows a sensitive understanding of how people really think and feel..."Empire 3 stars out of 4 -- "Del Toro is the movie's force field. This is a performance you will not forget."Rolling Stone "A refreshingly adult drama....[With] a complex emotional landscape, mature themes and erudite execution."Box Office 4 stars out of 5 -- "Del Toro is brilliant....[Berry] proves that she can really deliver when given serious material."Uncut70.12994

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"A compassionate study of individuals coming to terms with tragic events in their own ways, THINGS WE LOST IN THE FIRE is in many respects the kind of modern-day melodrama in which both Berry and Del Toro have already proven themselves adept..."Sight and Sound 4 stars out of 5 -- "Bier has a knack for finding genuine human emotion inside grief-stricken storylines....She always shows a sensitive understanding of how people really think and feel..."Empire 3 stars out of 4 -- "Del Toro is the movie's force field. This is a performance you will not forget."Rolling Stone "A refreshingly adult drama....[With] a complex emotional landscape, mature themes and erudite execution."Box Office 4 stars out of 5 -- "Del Toro is brilliant....[Berry] proves that she can really deliver when given serious material."Uncut70.12994

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n artistically mature work with pitch perfect performances....This heartbreaking family saga demonstrates Bier's talent for mixing political themes and personal dramas into rich and substantial storytelling rare in movies."Box Office "Bier displays an intuitive grasp of where the strongest dramatic moments are in a given situation and a fearlessness about putting them on-screen."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "IN A BETTER WORLD is an emotional powerhouse....It's a big subject, fraught with traps, but Bier means to shake you and does."Rolling Stone "[A] fine example of Susanne Bier's talent for weaving together accessible domestic melodrama and issues of ethical awareness of the world beyond our doorstep." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier's IN A BETTER WORLD raises a number of intriguing questions about the true meaning of masculinity....It's a tight piece of craftsmanship."Movieline0.9335528

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n artistically mature work with pitch perfect performances....This heartbreaking family saga demonstrates Bier's talent for mixing political themes and personal dramas into rich and substantial storytelling rare in movies."Box Office "Bier displays an intuitive grasp of where the strongest dramatic moments are in a given situation and a fearlessness about putting them on-screen."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 4 -- "IN A BETTER WORLD is an emotional powerhouse....It's a big subject, fraught with traps, but Bier means to shake you and does."Rolling Stone "[A] fine example of Susanne Bier's talent for weaving together accessible domestic melodrama and issues of ethical awareness of the world beyond our doorstep." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly "Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier's IN A BETTER WORLD raises a number of intriguing questions about the true meaning of masculinity....It's a tight piece of craftsmanship."Movieline 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] accomplished performances...Nielsen proving particularly effective as the youth whose grief manifests in chilling outbursts of anger."Total Film0.9335528

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his intense story of family conflict is powerful and gripping, an absolutely mesmerizing motion picture experience."Box Office "BROTHERS boasts an impressive cast including Tobey Maguire and Jake Gyllenhaal as the diametrically opposed siblings, with Natalie Portman as the woman caught between their forceful personalities."Hollywood Reporter "[I]t renders a convincing portrait of fractured family life and boasts its share of powerfully acted moments..."Variety 3 stars out of 4 -- "Maguire reveals a coiled ferocity and a convincingly unhinged, haunted quality."USA Today 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Sheridan and his screenplay sources make BROTHERS much more than a drama about war and marriage. It is about what we can forgive ourselves for..."Chicago Sun-Times "Mr. Sheridan has an especially good touch with children, and the scenes with Ms. Geare and Ms. Madison -- grieving, playing, fussing with each other -- are the finest and truest in the movie."New York Times "[Sam Shepard] turns in a fine performance as Sam and Tommy's emotionally distant, Vietnam-veteran father. And Mare Winningham is equally good as his stolid second wife."Washington Post 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Maguire] gives his al as the traumatised war hero...Portman is convincingly conflicted..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he cast performs admirably, Sheridan's gift with actors squeezing terrific performances from Tobey Maguire, Natalie Portman and Jake Gyllenhaal."Empire0.3163586

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4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his intense story of family conflict is powerful and gripping, an absolutely mesmerizing motion picture experience."Box Office "BROTHERS boasts an impressive cast including Tobey Maguire and Jake Gyllenhaal as the diametrically opposed siblings, with Natalie Portman as the woman caught between their forceful personalities."Hollywood Reporter "[I]t renders a convincing portrait of fractured family life and boasts its share of powerfully acted moments..."Variety 3 stars out of 4 -- "Maguire reveals a coiled ferocity and a convincingly unhinged, haunted quality."USA Today 3.5 stars out of 4 -- "Sheridan and his screenplay sources make BROTHERS much more than a drama about war and marriage. It is about what we can forgive ourselves for..."Chicago Sun-Times "Mr. Sheridan has an especially good touch with children, and the scenes with Ms. Geare and Ms. Madison -- grieving, playing, fussing with each other -- are the finest and truest in the movie."New York Times "[Sam Shepard] turns in a fine performance as Sam and Tommy's emotionally distant, Vietnam-veteran father. And Mare Winningham is equally good as his stolid second wife."Washington Post 3 stars out of 5 -- "[Maguire] gives his al as the traumatised war hero...Portman is convincingly conflicted..."Total Film 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he cast performs admirably, Sheridan's gift with actors squeezing terrific performances from Tobey Maguire, Natalie Portman and Jake Gyllenhaal."Empire0.3163586

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Sunny, sweet, with a lovely cast, idyllic locations and fruitfully comic situations. Pleasingly endearing."Empire "What's remarkable...is how Ms. Bier's film, in Danish and English, finds beauty in its quiet moments, which are many and close between."Wall Street Journal "[T]he film is a lovely little lark with a good head on its shoulders."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Pierce Brosnan continues to age gracefully in this Danish romcom....Dyrholm offers a ballsy performance..."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Brosnan and Dyrholm are irresistible, communicating volumes with mere glances as well as sharp dialogue."USA Today0.3163586

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3 stars out of 5 -- "Sunny, sweet, with a lovely cast, idyllic locations and fruitfully comic situations. Pleasingly endearing."Empire "What's remarkable...is how Ms. Bier's film, in Danish and English, finds beauty in its quiet moments, which are many and close between."Wall Street Journal "[T]he film is a lovely little lark with a good head on its shoulders."Los Angeles Times 3 stars out of 5 -- "Pierce Brosnan continues to age gracefully in this Danish romcom....Dyrholm offers a ballsy performance..."Total Film 3 stars out of 4 -- "Brosnan and Dyrholm are irresistible, communicating volumes with mere glances as well as sharp dialogue."USA Today0.3163586

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