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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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TO WRITE LOVE ON HER ARMS :

“..yet there is a touching sincerity to the entire enterprise, its lumpiness coming from a desire not to make things up, and if you can put away your cynicism, which I clearly am struggling with, the acting might win you over too..”
by Steve Morrissey [MovieSteve]

THE INTRUDERS :

“..this is one of those movies that's not very good but not so offensively bad that I regret ever seeing it. No doubt, it's also something I probably won't remember in a week..”
by Brian Oliver [The Movieman]

FOCUS :

“..like a counterfeit handbag: It looks great but falls apart when you reach into it..”
by Rafer Guzman [Newsday]

A LA MALA :

“..thoroughly predictable, and despite an original setup, the movie never rouses the emotions..”
by Marjorie Baumgarten [Austin Chronicle]

THE HUNTING GROUND :

“..the stories are horrifying, but essential to hear..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]

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THE SALVATION :

“..delivering a highly stylized widescreen revenge picture loaded with weapons and driven entirely by "superficial action"..”
by Peter Debruge [Variety]

EVERLY :

“..the film isn't particularly convincing either as a rousing anthology of bloodsport set pieces or a deeply felt portrait of revenge and reunion..”
by Vadim Rizov [A.V. Club]

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BLUEBIRD :

“..undoubtedly a remarkable achievement, especially for a first-time filmmaker..”
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