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The Grand Seduction

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

May 30, 2014 (Limited)

Director :

Don McKellar

Starring :

Brendan Gleeson, Taylor Kitsch, Gorden Pinsent, Mary Walsh, Cathy Jones, Liane Balaban

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

“..this is middlebrow comedy at its blandest, upholding a viewpoint worthy of the Tea Party's gold seal..”
by Jay Weissberg [Variety]
“..the latest entry in this tradition is "The Grand Seduction," and it's adorable..”
by Neil Genzlinger [New York Times]
2.5 of 4

“..The Grand Seduction steers clear of that kind of sappiness, focusing instead on the more satisfying theme of collaborative, aspirational scheming..”
by Matthew Kassel [New York Observer]
2.5 of 4

“..the frequently funny "The Grand Seduction'' is a thoroughly pleasant way to pass a couple of hours..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
“..pleasant enough, but mostly forgotten with your next selection..”
by Zachary Wigon [Village Voice]
“..is formulaic but pleasing..”
by John DeFore [Hollywood Reporter]
2.5 of 4

“..a remake of a 2003 French Canadian movie, The Grand Seduction is more bland than grand and more eccentric than seductive..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Jordan Hoffman [New York Daily News]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]

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