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Burn After Reading

Overview


Genre :

Comedy, Drama

Release Date :

September 12, 2008

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring :

George Clooney, John Malkovich, Frances McDormand, Brad Pitt, Tilda Swinton, Richard Jenkins, Logan Kulick, Lenny Venito

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 4

“..wildly funny..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
3.5 of 5

“..turns out to be a pretty good deal..”
by Bill Gibron [Filmcritic.com]
Review rate : B

“..much lighter and significantly slighter than "No Country for Old Men" or "Fargo"..”
by Sean Axmaker [Seattle Post Intelligencer]
3.5 of 4

“..joyfully alive to idiocy..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune]
3 of 4

“..consistently funny..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
2.5 of 4

“..considerably less amazing than No Country for Old Men..”
by Duane Dudek [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
“..clubby, predictably self-amused..”
by Manohla Dargis [NY Times]
3 of 4

“..a goofy screwball romp that affords a gaggle of A-listers the chance to hambone around in antic style..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
3 of 5

“..a film to watch to see a great cast in action, and for its twisty plot that's terrific fun at times..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
3 of 4

“..a comedy whose laughs are all coated in arsenic..”
by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald]
“..A bleakly funny spoof on spy films as well as a melancholy riff on despairing lives..”
by Kenneth Turan [LA Times]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
3 of 4
Reviewed by James Berardinelli [Reelviews]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]

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