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If I Stay

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Fantasy

Release Date :

August 22, 2014

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

R.J. Cutler

Starring :

Chloe Moretz, Jamie Blackley, Mireille Enos, Liana Liberato, Lauren Lee Smith, Aliyah O'Brien, Joshua Leonard, Chelah Horsdal, Aisha Hinds, Stacy Keach, Jakob Davies

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

“..these are the real, sometimes painful choices this movie is about, and the real, half-hidden sources of the tears it will inspire..”
by A.O. Scott [New York Times]
1.5 of 4

“..maybe the end of "If I Stay" brings on a momentary recognition of this alienation. If so, it's no laughing matter..”
by Peter Keough [Boston Globe]
2.5 of 4

“..if there's a genius to "If I Stay," it's the placement of this melodramatic plot twist at the story's beginning..”
by Rafer Guzman [Newsday]
“.."If I Stay" is a movie of blunt contrasts - not just life vs. death, but also extraversion vs. introversion, classical vs. rock..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
2 of 4

“.."If I Stay" is a just barely average teen weepie, enlivened by some pretty cello music but never coming to life..”
by Moira MacDonald [Seattle Times]
2 of 5

“.."If I Stay" has one idea, and no surprises..”
by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Sara Stewart [New York Post]
Reviewed by Stephanie Zacharek [Village Voice]

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