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Pretty Persuasion

Overview


Genre :

Comedy, Drama

Release Date :

August 12, 2005 (Limited)

Director :

Marcos Siega

Starring :

Evan Rachel Wood, James Woods, Ron Livingston, Christina Applegate, Adi Schnall, Selma Blair

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  2 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 5

“..tries to be a little too dark for its own good..”
by Jeremy Mathews [Film Threat, Hollywood's Indie Voice]
“..treats its crudities -- sexual and otherwise -- with increasing seriousness as it goes on..”
by Dennis Harvey [Variety at Sundance 2005]
2 of 4

“..Smug, rude and ultimately lost..”
by Francesca Dinglasan [Boxoffice Magazine]
2.5 of 4

“..smart enough..”
by Daniel Fienberg [Zap2it]
5 of 5

“..one of the most brave and adept satires of American teen-dom..”
by Scott Weinberg [EFilmCritic]
1.5 of 5

“..not even funny..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
3 of 4

“..Impressive but not entirely successful..”
by Bob Strauss [L.A. Daily News]
2 of 4

“..hard to be subversive and yet thoughtful and smart..”
by Kim Morgan [Reel]
3 of 5

“..goes the opposite route, throwing sad, ugly things at us that barely even make sense within the framework of the film..”
by Eric D. Snider [The Land of Eric]
4.5 of 5

“..disturbing, dramatic, dark, and hysterical..”
by Zak Santucci [The Cinema Source]
3.5 of 4

“..a smart movie..”
by Jeremy Heilman [Movie Martyr]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Chris Barsanti [Filmcritic]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
2 of 5
Reviewed by [E! Online]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News]

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