Fireflies in the Garden Reviews

  • Fireflies in the Garden
    • Genre : Drama
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : R
    • Duration : 120 minute(s)
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : Senator Entertainment
    • Official Site : -
    • Reviews Rate
      Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.

    • Readers Rate
      3 of 5

Movie Reviews

  • the camera never lingers and the written word is all a character has to convey its reason for being
    by Diego Costa [Slant Magazine ]
  • that place where unlucky movies are symbolically held until they're sprung upon the public
    by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News ]
  • self-conscious framing and overly dramatic lighting prove further affectations
    by Nick Schager [Village Voice ]
  • it's using bad storytelling, specifically by aiming for slice-of-life realism
    Review rate : D by Todd Gilchrist [The Playlist ]
  • is the movie perfect? Far from it
    2.5 of 4 by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger ]
  • is admittedly mawkish overall, but it tends to operate in a low key
    Review rate : C by William Goss [ ]
  • has appealing actors you want to spend time with, and it's pretty in a soothing
    2.5 of 5 by Manohla Dargis [New York Times ]
  • gives the grimmer realities a sort of American Gothic portraiture style that quietly echoes the pathos of the piece
    2 of 5 by Betsy Sharkey [Los Angeles Times ]
  • for reasons that might be called philosophical
    3 of 4 by Mick LaSalle [San Francisco Chronicle ]
  • covering familiar ground laid out in many disgruntled family sagas
    3 of 5 by Brian Orndorf [Blu Ray ]
  • comes off as increasingly unpleasant as the film goes on
    Review rate : C+ by Alison Willmore [AV Club ]
  • all in a failed effort to make a point about confronting pain in person, not in writing
    1.5 of 4 by Matt Pais [RedEye ]
  • actors are all capable, but they seem to drop in and out of the timeline as required
    2 of 4 by Roger Ebert [Chicago Sun-Times ]
  • a dispiriting rehash of dysfunctional family cliches
    1 of 4 by Lou Lumenick [New York Post ]

Reader's Reviews

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