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Everyday People (2003)

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Independent filmmaker Jim McKay (Girls Town) writes and directs the ensemble film Everyday People, produced in part by HBO Films. The story revolves around a neighborhood eatery in Brooklyn called Raskins, a Jewish-owned-and-operated restaurant with an almost exclusively black clientele. After years of faithful service, owner Ira (Jordan Gelber) contemplates selling out to a corporation as part of the city's urban renewal. Everyday People premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004 as part

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Jan 11, 2005

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My only complaint is that it feels more like a series pilot than a stand-alone film, but thumbs up.

June 21, 2004 Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper
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It has an undeniable authenticity in its characterizations and situations and an empathy that is all too rare even in independent cinema.

April 13, 2004
Hollywood Reporter
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The ensemble cast, asked to improvise its roles, interacts with conviction and chemistry.

April 8, 2004
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Jim McKay's ensemble drama, the opening feature in the annual New Directors/New Films series, has a roaming, lived-in quality.

March 24, 2004 Full Review Source: New York Times
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I feel like a real heel for not being able to endorse this film enthusiastically and wholeheartedly, but there we have it.

February 2, 2005 Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher
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Although ambitious...Everyday People is a disappointing step backwards for the filmmaker.

July 11, 2004 Full Review Source: All Movie Guide
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Appealing and interesting characters, but [McKay] spreads his film too thinly over too many of them, resulting in sketches, rather than portraits.

April 15, 2004 Full Review Source: culturevulture.net
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Vividly depicts the changes taking place in the lives of the working poor in Brooklyn now that the traditional safety nets no longer protect them.

April 2, 2004 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
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