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The Brass Teapot

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

April 05, 2013 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Raama Mosley

Starring :

Juno Temple, Michael Angarano, Alexis Bledel, Alia Shawkat, Billy Magnussen, Bobby Moynihan, Stephen Park, Debra Monk

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

“..this dark comedy's clever premise is too thin to sustain its feature-length running time..”
by Frank Scheck [Hollywood Reporter]
1 of 5

“..the film feels like its over long before the credits roll-or perhaps that's just wishful thinking..”
by Sam Adams [Time Out New York]
2 of 4

“..the Brass Teapot is more like a dark flirtation with the American nightmare that backfires..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
“..Ms. Mosley, who directed from a screenplay by Tim Macy, struggles to fill her debut feature with a slender notion, but the premise defeats her, even if the story operates at the outset on the pleasure principle..”
by Joe Morgenstern [Wall Street Journal]
3 of 5

“..but it's the good-natured Angarano who grounds a movie light enough to float away..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News]
2 of 5

“.."The Brass Teapot" ultimately feels like an interminably stretched-out skit rather than a storybook lesson stained with blood and hurt..”
by Robert Abele [Los Angeles Times]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Sara Stewart [New York Post]
Reviewed by Stephanie Zacharek [NPR]

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