Opening

21% Transcendence Apr 18
—— A Haunted House 2 Apr 18
48% Heaven Is for Real Apr 16
—— Bears Apr 18
62% Fading Gigolo Apr 18

Top Box Office

89% Captain America: The Winter Soldier $41.3M
49% Rio 2 $39.3M
72% Oculus $12.0M
63% Draft Day $9.8M
77% Noah $7.6M
40% Divergent $7.4M
14% God's Not Dead $5.5M
92% The Grand Budapest Hotel $4.1M
79% Muppets Most Wanted $2.3M
78% Mr. Peabody & Sherman $1.9M

Coming Soon

40% The Other Woman Apr 25
—— Brick Mansions Apr 25
79% The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 02
100% Neighbors May 09
—— Godzilla May 16

New Episodes Tonight

72% The 100: Season 1
97% The Americans: Season 2
100% Arrow: Season 2
—— Baby Daddy: Season 3
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
100% Legit: Season 2
—— Melissa & Joey: Season 3
36% Mixology: Season 1
—— The Soul Man: Season 3
—— Workaholics: Season 4

Discuss Last Night's Shows

77% About a Boy: Season 1
—— Chicago Fire: Season 2
40% Glee: Season 5
36% Growing Up Fisher: Season 1
86% Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 1
80% The Mindy Project: Season 2
—— NCIS: Season 11
—— NCIS: Los Angeles: Season 5
93% New Girl: Season 3
56% The Originals: Season 1
100% Person Of Interest: Season 3
100% Supernatural: Season 9

Certified Fresh TV

77% About a Boy: Season 1
97% The Americans: Season 2
82% The Blacklist: Season 1
88% Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Season 1
85% Enlisted: Season 1
98% Fargo: Season 1
98% Game of Thrones: Season 4
100% Hannibal: Season 2
96% Silicon Valley: Season 1

The Importance of Being Earnest Reviews

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Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

For an audience that takes pleasure in the all-too-rare art of faithful adaptations that vivify rather than embalming their sources [...] Asquith's conservative handling is just what the confirmed and secret Bunburyist ordered.

Full Review Source: Nick's Flick Picks | Original Score: B+

February 8, 2012
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

One is left to appreciate the zingers and spirited performances in this understandably enduring comedy of mistaken identities and romantic entanglements.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com

December 28, 2008
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Civilized comedy has never been more civilized -- or as preposterously funny.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 5/5

July 30, 2002
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A very competent and enjoyable rendition of Oscar Wilde's most witty play from 1895.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B

July 18, 2002
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Asquith, an expert in comedy ..., knows just how to let Wilde's drawing-room farce play out to maximum effectiveness with a minimum of intrusion

| Original Score: 3.5/4

June 30, 2002
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

The most important and beloved version of the play

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

June 16, 2002
Arthur Lazere
culturevulture.net

It is frothy and it floats ever gently over its lovable characters.

Full Review Source: culturevulture.net

January 1, 2000
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 3/5

June 17, 2005
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat

| Original Score: 5/5

April 7, 2005
Matt Bailey
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

| Original Score: 4/5

October 10, 2004
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 4/5

August 22, 2003

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 4.5/5

July 30, 2003
Jamie Gillies
Apollo Guide

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 86/100

October 19, 2002
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 2/5

August 7, 2002
David Poland
Hot Button

| Original Score: 4/5

July 26, 2002

Variety
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October 31, 2006
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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February 9, 2006
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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January 1, 2000
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