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Mental

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

March 29, 2013 (Limited)

Director :

P.J. Hogan

Starring :

Toni Collette, Anthony LaPaglia, Liev Schreiber, Rebecca Gibney, Lily Sullivan, Bethany Whitmore, Nicole Freeman, Caroline Goodall, Chelsea Bennett, Kerry Fox, Deborah Mailman, Malorie O'Neill

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

1 of 5

“..unfortunately, and undeniably, Mental is also a comedy that pretty much bungles every high-risk move it makes..”
by Leigh Paatsch [Herald Sun]
2.5 of 5

“..the intermittent one-liners can't sustain the film's overweight running time, its disjointed plotting and its several false endings..”
by Fiona Williams [sbs.com.au]
2 of 5

“..but the crazy quilt of a movie that resulted feels anything but real..”
by Gary Goldstein [Los Angeles Times]
2 of 5

“..a lot of times, you simply want the jabbering characters to shut up..”
by Randy Cordova [Arizona Republic]
2 of 5

“.."Mental" wildly overplays the kookiness and quirk..”
by Stephen Holden [New York Times]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Margaret Pomeranz [At the Movies]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Philippa Hawker [The Age]
Reviewed by Josh Forward [Trespass]

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