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Welcome to the Rileys Reviews

Welcome to the Rileys

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

October 29, 2010 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Jake Scott

Starring :

Kristen Stewart, James Gandolfini, Melissa Leo, Ally Sheedy, Tiffany Coty, David Jensen, Lance E. Nichols, Joe Chrest

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

“..What keeps the film's fragile realism intact are actors who can make even small moments count..”
by Manohla Dargis [NY Times]
Review rate : C-

“..Welcome To The Rileys is way too humorless for a film in which Stewart repeatedly refers to her genitals as her "cooter."..”
by Nathan Rabin [A.V. Club]
“..Welcome to the Rileys is so underwritten..”
by Dan Kois [Village Voice]
3 of 5

“..The film has its moments, with much pleasure to be had from the pairing of Gandolfini and Stewart..”
by Richard Mowe [Boxoffice Magazine]
“..Stewart gives no hint she understands a complex character like Mallory..”
by Shirley Sealy [Film Journal International]
3 of 5

“..flawed yet promising film..”
by Betsy Sharkey [LA Times]
2.5 of 4

“..a convincing tale..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
1 of 4

“..A compendium of bad ideas and worse filmmaking..”
by Andrew Schenker [Slant Magazine]
2 of 4

“.."Welcome to the Rileys" tiptoes around its emotions without ever committing to them..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
7.5 of 10
Reviewed by Stephanie Zacharek [Movieline]
Review rate : C+
Reviewed by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
Reviewed by Peter Debruge [Variety]

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