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Paper Man

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

April 23, 2010 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Kieran Mulroney, Michele Mulroney

Starring :

Jeff Daniels, Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone, Lisa Kudrow, Kieran Culkin, Hunter Parrish, Arabella Field

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

2 of 5

“..Too introverted and gimmicky for its own good..”
by Pete Hammond [Boxoffice Magazine]
Review rate : D+

“..seemingly endless..”
by Brian Orndorf [BrianOrndorf.com]
“..Right away you know that Paper Man is going to be one of those "Hey, what's going on here?' movies..”
by Shirley Sealy [Film Journal International]
“..Paper Man makes up for many of its shortcomings with an abundance of heart..”
“..Paper Man is everything a film like Lost in Translation fought not to be..”
by Michelle Orange [Village Voice]
“..Off-kilter and awkward from the get-go, this "comedy" never finds any rhythm or reason..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [Hollywood Reporter]
1 of 4

“..its story alternately eager to be an in-depth character study and desperate to up the proceedings' weirdo quotient for limp laughs..”
by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
2 of 4

“.."Paper Man" probably should have fixated a little more..”
by Max Weinstein [Entertainment Insiders]
“.."Paper Man" makes for its own time-killing retreat from dull indie-film reality..”
by Robert Abele [LA Times]
2.5 of 4

“.."Paper Man" is far from perfect..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
“.."Paper Man" is an intelligent, meticulously constructed, well-acted movie that has been written to death..”
by Stephen Holden [NY Times]

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