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Arthur

Overview


Genre :

Comedy

Release Date :

April 08, 2011

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Jason Winer

Starring :

Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Jennifer Garner, Greta Gerwig, Nick Nolte, Geraldine James, Luis Guzman, Christina Calph, Scott Adsit

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

3.5 of 5

“..when you consider the uphill battle this movie faced, and the lingering legacy it had to overcome, this Arthur is a winner..”
by Bill Gibron [Filmcritic.com]
2 of 4

“..was mildly entertaining, even oddly quaint, three decades ago, now the guy just seems out of touch..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
1 of 5

“..this "Arthur" is missing a soul..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]
“..The quips fly fast and fetchingly through the first part of this frothy comedy..”
by David Hiltbrand [Philadelphia Inquirer]
“..the film's humor is a teensy bit risque, not to mention bewildering, for smaller children..”
by Andrew O'Hehir [Salon]
“..never have I needed a drink so badly..”
by A.O. Scott [NY Times]
“..it seems somewhat - distasteful..”
by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
Review rate : C

“..it isn't a bad act in all contexts..”
by Keith Phipps [AV Club]
3 of 5

“..is blobby and a bit of a mess but offers a fair number of laughs..”
by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune]
“..innocuous, blandly therapeutic remake of a comedy that wasn't exactly edgy to begin with..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
2 of 4

“..if this version fails, it's at least partially because it's been sent on the cinematic equivalent of a suicide mission..”
by Ed Gonzalez [Slant Magazine]
2 of 4

“..he's amusing but doesn’t feel the need to rub our noses in it with mania or lavish physical antics..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
Reviewed by Betsy Sharkey [Los Angeles Time]
Reviewed by Mick LaSalle [San Francisco Chronicle]
Reviewed by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Reviewed by John Anderson [Wall Street Journal]

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