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Death at a Funeral

Overview


Genre :

Comedy

Release Date :

August 17, 2007

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Frank Oz

Starring :

Matthew Macfayden, Rupert Graves, Peter Dinklage, Alan Tudyk, Daisy Donovan, Kris Marshall, Andy Nyman, Jane Asher

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

3 of 5

“..tickles the funnybone in a couple of perfectly predictable ways..”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
“..though modestly produced and efficiently shot, pic boasts solid production values..”
by John Anderson [Variety]
3 of 4

“..the laughs don't stop until the movie has taken its last breath..”
by Jack Mathews [NY Daily News]
1.5 of 4

“..the film dishes out only lifeless zaniness..”
by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
3 of 4

“..the closer we get to the end credits, the faster and more furious the jokes come..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
“..provides an adult tonic in a season typically abandoned to the comic book cocktail..”
by Sid Smith [LA Times]
2.5 of 4

“..generates enough giggles -- and a modicum of solid laughs -- to justify the effort..”
by Barry Paris [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
3.5 of 5

“..from a hilariously insipid rambling eulogy to a naked man on the roof, this funeral turns into a demented upper-class riot..”
by Adam Bregman [Orlando Weekly]
2.5 of 4

“..feels more like some frantic, door-slamming stage farce than an actual movie..”
by Gary Goldstein [Reel.com]
2.5 of 4

“..dwarfs everything that has come before it..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
Review rate : B

“..creating seemingly heartless comedy, with a heart..”
by Michael Sragow [Baltimore Sun]
3 of 4

“..an agreeable run of laughs..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
3.5 of 5

“..a mixture of comedic styles..”
by David Thomas [Filmcritic.com]
Review rate : B

“..a low-budget character-based comedy, and it feels freeing..”
by Brian Orndorf [Filmjerk.com]
Reviewed by Matt Zoller Seitz [NY Times]

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