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About Schmidt Reviews

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Emanuel Levy

Sharply observed, Alexander Payne's poignant comedy is a character study of an ordinary American, who embarks on a journey of self-discovery and in the process becomes humanized and extraordinary.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: A-

January 20, 2011
Emanuel Levy

Alexander Payne's poignant serio comedy is a sharply observed character study, featuring Jack Nicholson in a towering performance as an ordinary American embarking late in life on a journey of self-discovery.

Full Review Source: Screendaily | Original Score: A-

January 19, 2011
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Heartfelt Nicholson, not for kids at all.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 3/5

September 2, 2010
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

About Schmidt is a touching, human story about a man who comes to the realisation that his life is nothing more than a failure.

Full Review Source: Matt's Movie Reviews | Original Score: 3.5/5

July 6, 2010
Cole Smithey

"About Schmidt" is a hostility-provoking film for the same reason that American citizens have lost their civil rights. The picture endorses, nay lionizes, complacency, inaction and the privilege of the greedy to steal whatever they covet simply because th

Full Review Source: | Original Score: D

April 15, 2009
Michael Dequina

A simple, silent, static shot of Nicholson's face is one of the most beautiful, powerful, indelible images of the 2002 movie year.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/4

February 6, 2009
Tony Macklin
Bright Lights Film Journal

About Schmidt drives another nail in the coffin of irony. It is as lacking in irony as its blatant crayon drawing ending. It's a synthetic antidote to an ironic world, a superficial contrivance that is getting voluminous applause from those who sho

Full Review Source: Bright Lights Film Journal | Original Score: 2.0/5

February 2, 2009
Rob Gonsalves

Mostly, the satire here amounts to nudging us into feeling superior to other people's lives.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

July 23, 2007
Alan Dale

[Y]ou laugh with a growing sense of dread because it makes you feel what it's like to realize it's too late to help yourself.

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September 26, 2006
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer

About Schmidt is like The Straight Story and Ikiru without beauty, warmth, the delightful discoveries along the way, or the hope.

Full Review Source: Looking Closer | Original Score: C

December 6, 2004
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Great work by Jack Nicholson in the title role plus Kathy Bates, Hope Davis and Dermot Mulroney at the tempered hand of writer/director Alexander Payne.

| Original Score: A

November 1, 2004
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)

I don't know if there is another actor alive who could have made About Schmidt as entertaining as it is.

Full Review Source: Star-Democrat (Easton, MD) | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 6, 2004
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

[W]hen Nicholson decides to bring a character to life, he's so captivating that you forget he's a movie star. Such is the case with About Schmidt.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

January 6, 2004
Jurgen Fauth

At once ridiculous and profoundly touching.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

October 15, 2003
David Foucher
EDGE Boston

Bring your patience to the latest Jack Nicholson film... it's very slow, but very rewarding.

Full Review Source: EDGE Boston | Original Score: B+

October 7, 2003
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

With Nicholson, Payne has made his best film yet, a movie that is funny and touching without ever compromising its vision.

| Original Score: A

September 6, 2003
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Comédia melancólica que traz Nicholson em grande atuação como homem amargo por não ter feito diferença no mundo.

| Original Score: 4/5

July 25, 2003
Susan Michals

. . .director/writer Alexander Payne and writing partner Jim Taylor have given us yet another comic masterpiece, and certainly Nicholson will be virtually guaranteed an Oscar nod.

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June 10, 2003
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

A crazed retiree finds himself bored with life and over-compensating. Nicholson gives another terrific performance while the film's pace drags everything else down.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

June 8, 2003
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online

Nicholson is fantastic.

Full Review Source: Film Quips Online | Original Score: 4.5/5

April 17, 2003
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