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Margaret

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

September 30, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Kenneth Lonergan

Starring :

Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick, J. Smith-Cameron, Jean Reno, Olivia Thirlby, Kieran Culkin, Rosemarie DeWitt, Allison Janney, Michael Ealy, Krysten Ritter

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..this is very much a movie about writing, and despite the sincerity of the dialogue, the style does not fit a cinematic format..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
“..this is the first bad movie that has ever made me call for a sequel-to get it all right..”
by David Edelstein [New York Magazine]
“..the film lurches from one episode to the next in haphazard, drunken fashion..”
by Andrew O'Hehir [Salon.com]
Review rate : B-

“..may be the longest film ever made about the moral education of a selfish, annoying princes..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
“..its theme brought home by Berlin's character in a climactic argument..”
by Sheri Linden [Hollywood Reporter]
“..it would be easy to accept the drama's lumpy, lurching structure if these threads came together in an honest, insightful fashion..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
“..human drama looks and sounds like-a distanced but often car-crash compelling portrait of a teen as an unfinished being..”
by Karina Longworth [Village Voice]

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