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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]

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