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In the Valley of Elah Reviews

In the Valley of Elah

Overview


Genre :

Drama, War

Release Date :

September 21, 2007 (Wide)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Paul Haggis

Starring :

Tommy Lee Jones, Charlize Theron, Susan Sarandon, Jonathan Tucker, James Franco, Josh Brolin, Frances Fisher, Jason Patric, Mehcad Brooks

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

2 of 4

“..uninspired, sometimes downright insipid drama..”
by Pam Grady [Reel.com]
4 of 5

“..nearly every scene is snapped off with clipped professionalism by a crisply-performing cast..”
by Chris Barsanti [Filmcritic.com]
4 of 5

“..an intimate affair about the pain of a loving father, and the difficulties he faces in finding the tragic truth..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
2.5 of 4

“..a solidly made genre movie..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
3.5 of 4

“..a rare blend of emotional content and intelligent material that makes it simultaneously gut-wrenching and thought-provoking..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3.5 of 4

“..a far more mature and nuanced piece of filmmaking..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
Review rate : B
Reviewed by Sean Axmaker [Seattle Post-Intelligencer]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Duane Dudek [Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Rick Groen [Globe and Mail]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Jack Mathews [NY Daily News]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Glenn Whipp [LA Daily News]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald]
Reviewed by Kenneth Turan [LA Times]

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