WHAT'S HOT?
Home > Movie > S > Smashed > Reviews

Smashed Reviews

Smashed

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

October 12, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

James Ponsoldt

Starring :

Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aaron Paul, Octavia Spencer, Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally, Mary Kay Place, Kyle Gallner, Bree Turner, Mackenzie Davis, Richmond Arquette

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

2.5 of 5

“..yet it seldom gets beyond the thrashing surface and offers nothing new in its observations of the 12-step process..”
by Sheri Linden [Los Angeles Times]
“..there's more speechifying than there needs to be in an otherwise low-key movie of relative brevity, but Smashed at its worst is still better than many other films of its kind at their best..”
by Michael Nordine [Village Voice]
5 of 5

“..the degree to which "Smashed" refuses to indulge a voyeuristic taste for the kind of sordid details ex..”
by Stephen Holden [New York Times]
Review rate : A

“..Ponsoldt, Paul and Winstead make a remarkably effective team for this film's points and purposes, and "Smashed" burns long after it goes down smoothly..”
by James Rocchi [The Playlist]
“..its sharp writing and essential credibility make this small, intimate tale fresh and involving enough to warrant further festival exposure..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]
“..an affecting and immersive addiction drama about the unforeseen pitfalls along the road to recovery..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
Review rate : B+

“..a film of pummeling intensity and bruised emotions, a refreshingly complex..”
by Nathan Rabin [A.V. Club]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
Reviewed by Scott Tobias [NPR]
Reviewed by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]

Reader's Reviews


Screen Name
Rate This Movie
Please Enter   
Comment
 
 
 
RSS
FB
Twitter

LATEST REVIEWS

SELFLESS :

“.."Self/Less" is brain/less entertainment, but if there's any consolation, the impression it leaves is so fleeting that you can soon replace it with better movie memories..”
by Kevin Jagernauth [The Playlist]

FAITH OF OUR FATHERS :

“..a clumsily told story of friendship and wartime remembrance that has a tough time serving up a halfway believable moment..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]

STUNG :

“..director Benni Diez tries for schlock shocks in this giant-bug flick. Sadly, what's left out here is the fun..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]

THE DEATH OF SUPERMAN LIVES: WHAT HAPPENED? :

“..the movie is fun to watch, even if it isn't always fully satisfying. Too much time is spent depicting all the designs for the film that were ultimately scotched..”
by Stephen Farber [Hollywood Reporter]

JACKIE & RYAN :

“..a homey but surprisingly enjoyable ride through honest old mid-America..”
by Deborah Young [Hollywood Reporter]

AMY :

“..a tender, intimate, nuanced portrait of a pop idol with an appetite for destruction..”
by Stephen Dalton [Hollywood Reporter]

MALA MALA :

“..Mala Mala has no kinship to the rawness, if not ugliness, of Jennie Livingston's classic documentary, whose camera worked more like a curious open pore, and less like a hagiographic machine..”
by Diego Costa [Slant Magazine]

LARRY KRAMER IN LOVE AND ANGER :

“..the film follows the familiar narrative, which is neatly compressed in the title..”
by Matthew Gilbert [Boston Globe]

MAGIC MIKE XXL :

“..as Magic Mike XXL closes with fireworks and Tatum's winning smile, the film is obviously satisfied that it has overturned some mired tropes - and frankly, so are we..”
by Stacey May Fowles [Globe and Mail]

TERMINATOR GENISYS :

“..a bad time-travel movie..”
by Chris Nashawaty [Entertainment Weekly]