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The Chaperone

Overview


Genre :

Comedy, Drama

Release Date :

February 18, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Stephen Herek

Starring :

Triple H, Ariel Winter, Annabeth Gish, Kevin Corrigan, Jose Zuniga, Kevin Rankin, Enrico Colantoni, Israel Broussard, Ashley Taylor, Jake Austin Walker

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

1 of 4

“..without laughs, we're left to consider how inane the script is and how it wastes the few actors hired to bring their comedy chops..”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
2 of 5

“..The Chaperone sets up half-hearted comic set piece..”
by Josh Bell [Filmcritic.com]
“..old-fashioned, poorly written, unevenly thesped, family-friendly tales of redemption starring beefy wrestlers and a bunch of kids..”
by Ronnie Scheib [Variety]
“..lame..”
by Frank Scheck [Hollywood Reporter]
0.5 of 4

“..lack of imagination..”
by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
Review rate : D-

“..is so suffocatingly sad and grey..”
by Nathan Rabin [AV Club]
“..haphazardly cliched comedy-drama..”
by Robert Abele [LA Times]
“..grinds its gears horribly right up to the inevitable rescue by geeky kids..”
by Ella Taylor [Village Voice]

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