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2 Days in Paris Reviews

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Cliff Doerksen
Time Out
November 18, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out
November 17, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
May 13, 2009
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Christopher Orr
The New Republic
October 18, 2008
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Mark Bourne
Film.com
February 5, 2008
...an impressive, funny urban comedy of manners from a suitably distinctive voice that I hope we'll hear again soon.
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch
September 22, 2007
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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
September 22, 2007
A movie that is as acutely painful as it is acutely funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Richard Nilsen
Arizona Republic
September 6, 2007
The last time I laughed so hard at a movie, it was Nigel Tufnel telling us his amplifier went to 11.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
August 31, 2007
2 Days in Paris proves Delpy's got an authentic ear for humor in two languages, and she turns the dewy-eyed notion of Paris as a city for lovers firmly and affectionately on its tête.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Tom Long
Detroit News
August 31, 2007
Bright and engaging a great deal of the time, but it ends up exhausted.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
August 31, 2007
Delpy does the old-[Woody] Allen thing a lot better than most, and does for Paris what Allen did for Manhattan, making it look newly romantic even to those who have lived there all their lives.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Dave Calhoun
Time Out
August 31, 2007
Partly a study of cross-national relationships and partly a homecoming comedy on Delpy's part, 'Two Days in Paris' neatly balances stabs at both America and the French.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/6
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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
August 30, 2007
Goldberg and Delpy also give their characters a wistful charm, and Delpy's zippy, dialog-heavy screenplay sparkles with wit.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
August 24, 2007
Delpy has a knack for finding just the right details; filming in her own hometown, she fills the movie with funny cross-cultural observances.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
August 24, 2007
It's possible to watch 2 Days in Paris and have absolutely no idea who's calling the shots. This is excellent news because it means that we gain a director without losing an actress.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
August 24, 2007
Satirical and casual in its approach, and Delpy's grasp of the material is assured.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
August 24, 2007
[Delpy has] created two original, quirky characters so obsessed with their differences that Paris is almost a distraction. I don't think I heard a single accordion in the whole film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
August 24, 2007
Sweet and discreet.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Christy Lemire
Associated Press
August 24, 2007
2 Days in Paris may seem familiar, with its manic, walking-and-talking rhythms reminiscent of Woody Allen and Diane Keaton in the 1970s. But you never know where it's going, which is one of the film's greatest pleasures.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
August 23, 2007
Delpy is such an infectiously appealing personality, she almost wills this movie to work. And for laughs, Goldberg has some pretty funny moments as an eternally frazzled, put-upon neurotic who hates Paris and the French.
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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
August 23, 2007
Delpy's skill, which is considerable and wide-ranging, points to better, fuller films in her directorial future.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
August 15, 2007
Ms. Delpy and Mr. Goldberg are clearly talented and versatile enough to make a more plausible and convincing couple, but the helter-skelter view of Paris in this film never gives them the chance.
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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
August 14, 2007
I thought it really captured what happens to couples often when they're not in their home base.
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Claudia Puig
USA Today
August 10, 2007
Some of it is funny and insightful; some makes you cringe. But it's still entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine
August 10, 2007
Delpy's humor [runs] to the black and the tossed off -- rather like her rather casual shooting style. She's more interested in hasty impressions than in formal elegance.
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John Anderson
Newsday
August 10, 2007
Delpy's script is less a tale than it is a series of character-revealing snapshots, so the personalities are all we have to work with. And they are not personalities that wear well at feature length.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
August 10, 2007
The movie is just a situation salad, at least until the end, when things start to pull together a bit.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
August 10, 2007
Delpy wrote the dialogue that gives the film its forward thrust, and 2 Days is a wonderful first feature.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Jennie Punter
Globe and Mail
August 10, 2007
The film [has] a wonderfully natural, comfy feel. Delpy is worth watching both in front of and behind the camera.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Tasha Robinson
AV Club
August 10, 2007
For all the verbal jokery, it's more tragedy than farce.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
August 10, 2007
Julie Delpy's and Adam Goldberg's performances are so assured and spontaneous that they don't even seem to be acting.
| Original Score: 4/5
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
August 9, 2007
It's uncomfortable to take a negative stance against something that is so plainly a labor of love. But the sad truth is that the movie doesn't offer enough to make it interesting or even diverting.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times
August 9, 2007
Delpy's wry, acerbic sense of humor and privileged perspective make her the ultimate outsider-insider, perfectly positioned to ask the most astute questions.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Dana Stevens
Slate
August 9, 2007
That this one is even bearable is a surprise; that it's occasionally insightful and hilarious is a treat.
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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
August 9, 2007
Much of the nattery byplay seems improvised, and the results are very hit and miss -- inspired contretemps alternate with gabfests that seem to go on forever.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
August 9, 2007
As 2 Days in Paris zings along from one overamped frogs-vs.-Yanks cliché to the next, two things happen: Delpy's direction begins to give the characters more air and space, and you adjust to its hectic pace.
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
August 9, 2007
[Delpy] stages it with a funny and diverting improv-y flow.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Jim Ridley
Village Voice
August 7, 2007
With the dithery Marion playing off Jack's nattering nebbish of negativism, Delpy invokes the Woody Allen-Diane Keaton chemistry of the '70s as consciously as Allen referenced the European art movies of the '60s.
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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture
August 6, 2007
The movie should be seen with a large, responsive audience -- the better to live with it in the moment instead of worrying about where it's going.
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Anthony Lane
New Yorker
August 6, 2007
This is not a vanity project. It is an insanity project.
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Ray Bennett
Hollywood Reporter
April 2, 2007
An utterly charming comedy of sexual manners that should do very well wherever audiences appreciate savvy dialogue and smart, observational filmmaking.
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Derek Elley
Variety
April 2, 2007
An entertaining, deliciously played walk-and-talker by helmer-writer-star Julie Delpy and co-star Adam Goldberg.