• PG-13, 1 hr. 26 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Christopher Guest
    In Theaters:
    Nov 17, 2006 Wide
    On DVD:
    Feb 20, 2007
  • Warner Independent Pictures

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For Your Consideration Reviews

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Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk

For Your Consideration is not Guest at his best, but it's still an enjoyable way to spend a few hours and the company you'll keep is memorable enough.

Full Review Source: TheShiznit.co.uk | Original Score: 3/5

November 3, 2012
Jane Boursaw
Common Sense Media

Improv master Guest takes on Tinseltown.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

January 1, 2011
Gabe Leibowitz
Film and Felt

Aside from an occasional chuckle, For Your Consideration is banal and, worst of all, frequently annoying.

Full Review Source: Film and Felt | Original Score: 34/100

September 19, 2009
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

The blunt of derision ends up falling not on the shallowness of the system but on the pathetic souls who thought something would come out of it

Full Review Source: CinePassion

August 28, 2009
Amy Nicholson
I.E. Weekly

The point is that Hollywood types are--gasp!--shallow. If that news shocks anyone, check your pulse, because you may have been in a coma for 80 years.

Full Review Source: I.E. Weekly | Original Score: D

May 15, 2009
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

The film-within-a-film narrative device falls flat because the inner story is a melodrama with no comic momentum of its own.

Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com | Original Score: C

April 24, 2009
Dan Callahan
Slant Magazine

For Your Consideration might indeed be a bridge too far for the Guest troupe, but seeing it makes you want to liberate his inventive women for other projects

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine

November 25, 2008
Ted Murphy
Murphy's Movie Reviews

The problem with FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION is that it breaks the cardinal rule of comedy: it just isn't funny.

Full Review Source: Murphy's Movie Reviews | Original Score: D+

July 14, 2007
Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

While they do pull a few punches (to the detriment of the story), there are enough laughs and great performances to rescue the film from the dustbin.

Full Review Source: Film Scouts | Original Score: B

June 21, 2007
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

I would rather stay home and watch TV than walk across the street to watch this movie for free.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: D

March 11, 2007
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

Guest stretched himself a little thin this time, as For Your Consideration is not quite up to his usual standards.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 5/10

February 22, 2007
Kevin Lally
Film Journal International

Isn't quite as on-target as [Guest's] previous efforts, but his talented troupe again delivers more giddy laughs than just about any other comedy out there.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

February 22, 2007
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

For Your Consideration may be a little too insider-ish for viewers unfamiliar with the very real workings of awards hype. However, if you follow such things, there are plenty of knowing laughs to be found.

Full Review Source: Aisle Seat | Original Score: 3/4

February 19, 2007
Stuart McGurk
thelondonpaper

Along with his writing partner Levy - the only man who can be upstaged by his own eyebrows - Guest is dealing in cheap shots and broad strokes.

Full Review Source: thelondonpaper | Original Score: 3/5

February 9, 2007
Derek Malcolm
This is London

May be a small jewel but it is certainly better value than half the biggies around just now.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 3/5

February 9, 2007
Anthony Quinn
Independent

The best jokes are the true jokes, and truth has not been best served here.

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 2/5

February 9, 2007
Johnny Vaughan
Sun Online

Easily the funniest film I've seen this year. DON'T MISS IT.

Full Review Source: Sun Online | Original Score: 4/4

February 9, 2007
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

Would have been much better as a 30-minute TV show, with not enough of a plot for a full film.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK]

February 9, 2007
Matthew Leyland
Total Film

In the running for the 'Best Rethink Of An Established Formula' award, so we'd like to thank the director and his cast for keeping the chortles coming.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 4/5

February 9, 2007
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Guest goes for big, crude laughs every step of the way, and only a few of them come off.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph

February 9, 2007
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