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Another Happy Day

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

November 18, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Sam Levinson

Starring :

Ellen Barkin, Ezra Miller, Demi Moore, Kate Bosworth, Jeffrey DeMunn, Ellen Burstyn, Thomas Haden Church, George Kennedy, Diana Scarwid

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Review rate : C

“..whose composure shatters in a weepy soliloquy that registers as a flashy piece of screenwriting, while straining too hard to shoot the moon..”
by Stephen Holden [New York Times]
“..there's nary a well-adjusted character here..”
by Rob Nelson [Variety]
Review rate : C

“..there's a whole lot of sobbing, scowling, and sniping..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
1 of 4

“..the title is ironic..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
Review rate : C

“..the film is more concerned with Lynn's unresolved issues, but it's Elliot's moods, moves and mind games that keep things interesting..”
by Betsy Sharkey [Los Angeles Times]
3 of 4

“..the family dynamics in the story end up stronger than the occasional speed bumps in the script and the good work outweighs the imperfections..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
“..identifies passionately with its damaged but fearless heroine..”
by Andrew O'Hehir [Salon.com]
Review rate : D

“..has one distinct advantage many young filmmakers lack: a powerhouse cast..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News]
“..earns its share of dark laughs without ever trivializing the very real pain almost all its characters endure..”
by John DeFore [Hollywood Reporter]
Review rate : C

“..accordingly, is fairly miserable as well..”
by Christopher Null [Filmcritic.com]
“..a doughy pubescent with mild Asperger's..”
by Melissa Anderson [Village Voice]

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