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The Weather Man


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Release Date :

October 28, 2005

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Director :

Gore Verbinski

Starring :

Nicolas Cage, Michael Caine, Hope Davis, Gemmenne de la Pena, Nicholas Hoult, Michael Rispoli, Judith McConnell

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“..will be a hard sell..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [The Hollywood Reporter]
8 of 10

“..not very uplifting or entertaining..”
by Joshua Starnes [Comingsoon]
2 of 4

“..never quite hits whatever target it's aiming for..”
by Gene Seymour [Newsday]
“..kicks around in your mind for a good long while after you've seen it..”
by Scott Foundas [L.A. Weekly]
4 of 5

“..isn't as confident or satisfying as the similarly themed, Oscar-winning "American Beauty"..”
by Calvin Wilson [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
3.5 of 5

by [E! Online]
2 of 4

“..disingenuously conveys the fickleness of day-to-day existence via a monsoon of profane, contrived moroseness...”
by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
1.5 of 4

“..a washout..”
by Pam Grady [Reel]
4 of 5

“..a tidy examination of the frustrations and pleasures of life..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
3.5 of 4

“..a scathing, often right-on look at the follies of contemporary culture..”
by Michael Wilmington [Chicago Tribune]
3.5 of 4

“..a biting, existential spoof of modern life and our preconceptions regarding success and personal bliss..”
by James Verniere [Boston Herald]
45 of 0
Reviewed by Sean O'Connell [Filmcritic]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Edward Kasche [The Cinema Source]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Winda Benedetti [Seattle Post-Intelligencer]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Wade Major [Boxoffice Magazine]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Sara M. Fetters [MovieFreak]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Vince Leo [Qwipster's Movie Reviews]
3 of 4
Reviewed by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Pete Vonder Haar [Film Threat, Hollywood's Indie Voice]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Peter Sobczynski [EFilmCritic]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Terry Lawson [Detroit Free Press]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Marjorie Baumgarten [Austin Chronicle]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Stan Urankar [Sun Newspapers of Cleveland]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Robert Denerstein [Denver Rocky Mountain News]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Duane Dudek [The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Amy Biancolli [Houston Chronicle]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Barbara Vancheri [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Hanh Nguyen [Zap2it]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Jami Bernard [New York Daily News]
2 of 4
Reviewed by David Nusair [Reel Film Reviews]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Bob Grimm [Sacramento News & Review]
2 of 4
Reviewed by The Associated Press [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
2 of 4
Reviewed by [The Filmiliar Cineaste]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Jeff Vice [Deseret News, Salt Lake City]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Brooke Holgerson [The Boston Phoenix]
Reviewed by Steve Schneider [Orlando Weekly]
Reviewed by Beth Mcarthur [Georgia Straight]

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