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The Oranges

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

October 05, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Julian Farino

Starring :

Hugh Laurie, Catherine Keener, Leighton Meester, Adam Brody, Alia Shawkat, Allison Janney, Oliver Platt, Sam Rosen

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

1.5 of 4

“..this is no Graduate; it barely makes it out of first grade..”
by Peter Keough [Boston Phoenix]
“..the disappointment is so heavy on all levels in The Oranges exactly because the central conflict is at once simple and provocative..”
by Chris Cabin [Slant Magazine]
“..it's inoffensive, forgettable, and you don't actually have to chew anything..”
by Chris Packham [Village Voice]
Review rate : B+

“..it's certainly a film that will make you question your previously held assumptions, provide some laughs, and perhaps make you squirm..”
by Laremy Legel [Film.com]
2 of 4

“..does not quite deliver the goods..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]

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