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It's Kind of a Funny Story

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

October 08, 2010 (Wide)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden

Starring :

Keir Gilchrist, Zach Galifianakis, Emma Roberts, Viola Davis, Lauren Graham, Jim Gaffigan, Adrian Martinez, Zoe Kravitz, Aasif Mandavi

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

2.5 of 4

“..this is the kind of amiable, humane, small-scale movie that almost never gets made anymore..”
by John Hartl [Seattle Times]
3 of 4

“..there's humor in Galifianakis' performance but also a good deal of pain and fear..”
by Robert W. Butler [Kansas City Star]
Review rate : C+

“..the movie, for all its flaws, ends on a note of compassion and goodwill that feels earned, and honest..”
by Gary Thompson [Philadelphia Daily News]
3 of 4

“..The film skirts most (not all) of the potholes in its path and comes out the other side an imperfect but charming and heartfelt film..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
2 of 4

“..really isn't so funny..”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
3.5 of 5

“..is kind of a perfect coming-of-age comedy..”
by Betsy Sharkey [LA Times]
2.5 of 4

“..a humanistic, high-concept story about a suicidal teen..”
by Duane Dudek [Milwauke Journal Sentinel]
3 of 4

“..a humanistic comedy that walks a tightrope of emotions and moods and manages to stay balanced..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
2.5 of 4

“..A gentle and not altogether successful adaptation of Ned Vizzini's popular young-adult novel..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
2.5 of 4

“..A feel-good teen fable about a New York City mental ward..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
Review rate : B
Reviewed by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]

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