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Brightest Star

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

January 31, 2014 (Limited)

Director :

Maggie Kiley

Starring :

Chris Lowell, Rose McIver, Jessica Szohr, Allison Janney, Clark Gregg, Peter Jacobson, Elvy Yost, Peter Maloney, Emily Peck

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

“..this comedy/drama suffers from Its generic storyline and unsympathetic lead character..”
by Frank Scheck [Hollywood Reporter]
“..it's either much smarter and more profound than it's letting on, or it doesn't add up to anything at all..”
by Sherilyn Connelly [Village Voice]
Review rate : C
Reviewed by Mike D'Angelo [A.V. Club]
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Reviewed by Kyle Smith [New York Post]

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