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The Words

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Thriller

Release Date :

September 07, 2012

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal

Starring :

Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Olivia Wilde, Jeremy Irons, Ben Barnes, Dennis Quaid, John Hannah, J.K. Simmons, Nora Arnezeder

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

2 of 4

“..it won't be hard at all to choose to skip this film and instead to look for a good book to read..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
2.5 of 4

“..is frustrating not because it's an uninteresting movie, but because there's a sense that something better and more ambitious lurks without achieving escape velocity..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
2 of 4

“..ironically, the dialogue in The Words is its chief failing..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
“..a slick, superficially clever compendium of stories..”
by Rob Nelson [Variety]
3 of 5

“..a lush but fumbling literary melodrama outfitted with an attractive, generations-spanning cast and a puzzle box of three competing narratives..”
by Barbara VanDenburgh [Arizona Republic]
Review rate : C-
Reviewed by Stephanie Zacharek [Film.com]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
Reviewed by Melissa Anderson [Village Voice]
Reviewed by Mary F. Pols [TIME Magazine]
Reviewed by Ella Taylor [NPR]
Reviewed by Stephen Holden [New York Times]

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