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Answers to Nothing

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

December 02, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Matthew Leutwyler

Starring :

Dane Cook, Elizabeth Mitchell, Julie Benz, Barbara Hershey, Miranda Bailey, Zach Gilford, Kali Hawk, Erik Palladino, Mark Kelly, Aja Volkman

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

1.5 of 5

“..you're better off looking for them in rerun..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
“..well crafted and watchable but lacks the distinctive story content, style and standout performances to become more than a serviceable reboot of familiar ideas..”
by Dennis Harvey [Variety]
“..the film has its satisfactions nonetheles..”
by Neil Genzlinger [New York Times]
“..the connections among these various folks - seemingly the film's raison d'etre - although not illogical, feel more random than intriguing..”
by Gary Goldstein [Los Angeles Times]
“..seeing as “Answers to Nothing” is making its contractually mandated appearance in theaters en route to video..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
“..reminding them each of the ineffable heartbreak and joy that punctuate everyday life..”
by Nick Rico [Stars]
“..ponderous monologues..”
by Aaron Hillis [Village Voice]
2.5 of 4

“..many other stories interlock. to explain their connections would be complicated..”
by Roger Ebert [Roger Ebert.com]
“..he sort of shallow Los Angeles movie where the galaxy could refer only to the city’s soccer team..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
“..diligent brand of gloom..”
by Amy Biancolli [San Francisco Chronicle]

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