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Not Fade Away

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

December 21, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

David Chase

Starring :

John Magaro, Bella Heathcote, Will Brill, Jack Huston, James Gandolfini, Shannon Esper, Lisa Lampanelli, Brad Garrett, Christopher McDonald, Molly Price

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

2 of 5

“..what doesn't disappear so quickly is the movie's musical layering..”
by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News]
“..there's a loose, collage quality to the storytelling, with extended intimate exchanges interspersed among short scene fragments..”
by David Rooney [Hollywood Reporter]
2 of 4

“..the narration tells us at the outset that their dreams of rock stardom will never be realized, so there isn't any suspense on that front..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
“..offers a poignant, alternative, antiheroic history of the big beat..”
by Stephen Holden [New York Times]
3 of 4

“..offers a gritty, graceful salute to rock & roll..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
Review rate : B-

“..offer a few strokes of brilliance, moments that capture the way lightning could strike with just the merest twist of the radio dial..”
by Stephanie Zacharek [Film.com]
3.5 of 5

“..it's also deviously smart and darkly funny..”
by Gary Goldstein [Los Angeles Times]
“..it has flashes of '60s spirit, but enough plot for a miniseries and the sensibility of a period dramedy..”
by Mark Jenkins [NPR]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
Reviewed by Ronnie Scheib [Variety]
Reviewed by Richard Corliss [TIME Magazine]
Reviewed by Scott Foundas [Village Voice]

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