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Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

September 30, 2011

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Jonathan Levine

Starring :

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard, Anjelica Huston, Matt Frewer, Philip Baker Hall

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

“..touching and funny by the end..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [Hollywood Reporter]
3.5 of 4

“..there's a depth to the movie's humor that goes beyond improvised banter and zinger punch lines..”
by Jon Niccum [Kansas City Star]
2 of 5

“..the kind of movie silence that feels more like the groping of an uncertain screenwriter than of a man facing his mortality..”
by Manohla Dargis [New York Times]
Review rate : A-

“..the emotional blows land with a force both unexpected and well-earned..”
by William Goss [Film.com]
“..prescribes too artificial a story treatment for its characters but is rescued by a genial, low-key vibe that builds in sensitivity and emotion up through the final reels..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
“..its ever more romantic encounters between Adam, who desperately needs a special someone to hold him together..”
by Joe Morgenstern [Wall Street Journal]
3.5 of 4

“..it's an amazingly grown-up, seriously funny movie..”
by Cathy Jakicic [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
3 of 4

“..it will be liked and appreciated even by people who can't imagine wanting to see it..”
by Mick LaSalle [San Francisco Chronicle]
4 of 4

“..it is also that rare buoyant comedy that can elicit heartfelt tears..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3.5 of 4

“..even hardened cynics will embrace the cliche - yep, you will laugh, you will cry..”
by Rick Groen [Globe and Mail]

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