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Mercy

Overview


Genre :

Romance, Drama

Release Date :

April 30, 2010 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Patrick Hoelck

Starring :

Scott Caan, Wendy Glenn, Troy Garity, Erika Christensen, Alexie Gilmore, John Boyd, Dylan McDermott, Whitney Able, James Caan

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

“..Odd as that juxtaposition may seem, it's not a bad mix..”
by Stephen Holden [NY Times]
“..Mercy looks like an Urban Outfitters catalog and plays like A Very Special Episode of Entourage, only sporadically convincing that it's taking such form to mobilize a critique of the same..”
by Karina Longworth [Village Voice]
Review rate : C

“..Mercy devolves into yet another navel-gazing drama about a glib cad redeemed by the love of a good woman..”
by Nathan Rabin [A.V. Club]
2 of 5

“..Mercy can be described as a moody picture that traffics in variations of only one mood or sentiment: self-pity..”
by John P. McCarthy [Boxoffice Magazine]
1 of 4

“..Don't let Mercy's title fool you, as there's no clemency here, from cliche or pretentiousness..”
by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
3 of 4

“..A sentimental sitdram which seeks to answer whether a long-distance liaison between an artist and his worst critic has a fighting chance of blossoming into love?..”
by Kam Williams [NewsBlaze]
2 of 4

“.."Mercy" is watchable because of Caan's physical presence..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
“.."Mercy" is a romantic drama of deceptively modest ambition..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]

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