Lucky

Lucky

23%
  • R, 1 hr. 40 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Gil Cates Jr.
    In Theaters:
    Jul 15, 2011 Limited
    On DVD:
    Oct 10, 2011
  • Phase 4 Films
  • Lucky
    2 minutes 36 seconds
    Added: Jun 13, 2011

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Lucky Reviews

Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
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Nearly every step the movie makes feels completely random, with no payoff.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 1.5/5

July 22, 2011
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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Thank your lucky stars I had to see Gil Cates Jr.'s darkly comic misfire early enough to warn you against wasting your own time and money.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/5

July 15, 2011
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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Mr. Hanks performs with customary blankness and a woeful lack of chemistry with his hardworking co-star.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

July 14, 2011
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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Nothing is bleaker than failed black comedy, which this is.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

July 14, 2011
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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The concept, perilously high, is further overloaded by performances that are perilously broad, particularly from Graynor and an ill-used Ann-Margret as Ben's mother.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

July 13, 2011
Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York
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It gets bogged down in slo-mo indie quirk when it should be faster, more in our face.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/5

July 13, 2011
Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice
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Drama cannot live on wobbly metaphors alone, and the untenable roles are played without charisma.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

July 12, 2011
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