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Clear History Reviews

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Aly Semigran
Television Without Pity

The problem with an extended episode of Curb, which is brilliant in its own demented way, is that Larry David's idiosyncrasies can grate even the most patient of fans.

Full Review Source: Television Without Pity

August 9, 2013
Simon Brookfield
We Got This Covered

Fans of Larry David could easily be won over by Clear History but ultimately, a fun cast and genuine laughs are unable to outshine its many inconsistencies.

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 5/10

August 15, 2013
Laura Bennett
The New Republic
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Clear History was improvised from 35 pages of script. "You are such an asshole!" one Vineyard resident tells Flomm, which is the movie's main revelation.

Full Review Source: The New Republic

August 12, 2013
David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Despite a number of funny lines sprinkled through the script, this History isn't very memorable.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

August 8, 2013
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth

Clear History's shorthanded characterizations and ethical vacuum prove so flaccid that it fails even if one views it as a nihilistic statement.

Full Review Source: Projection Booth

August 10, 2013
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Clear History is ultimately a disappointing endeavor that's rarely able to live up to the high standard set by star Larry David's television show, Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2/4

August 12, 2013
Brian Lowry
Variety
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It's hard to fault HBO for letting him indulge in this flight of fancy, particularly given all the marquee names he attracts. Still, without an ability to focus those appetites, Clear History yields the occasional chuckle, but somewhat curbed enthusiasm.

Full Review Source: Variety

August 7, 2013
Robert Bianco
USA Today
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If you're a fan of Curb Your Enthusiasm, think of this as an extended version of Curb. If you're not, History will not convert you.

Full Review Source: USA Today

August 12, 2013
Matthew Gilbert
Boston Globe
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Even if you do like David's shtick, as I do, you have no business here.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe

August 9, 2013
Ethan Alter
Television Without Pity

Because HBO will basically let him do whatever he wants, Larry David passed up making another season of Curb Your Enthusiasm to instead write and star in this semi-improvised feature that has an A-list cast and C-list material.

Full Review Source: Television Without Pity

November 6, 2013
Al Alexander
The Patriot Ledger

'History' just doesn't have the same 'Curb' appeal. There's simply too many dead spots and too many ill-defined characters to make it pop.

Full Review Source: The Patriot Ledger | Original Score: B-

August 10, 2013
Dorothy Rabinowitz
Wall Street Journal
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A wonderfully diverting film with Mr. David at his abrasive best.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

August 12, 2013

The movie also feels at time like an extended all-star jam episode of Curb. Those are, perhaps not coincidentally, the best, and funniest parts of Clear History.

Full Review Source: HitFix | Original Score: B

August 8, 2013
Austin O'Connor
AARP the Magazine

True to its improv style, the story meanders, but the jokes swirl and land more often than they miss

Full Review Source: AARP the Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

August 16, 2013
Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com

With a cast this capable and a screenplay invested in unusual topics for comedic dissection, the feature does just fine as a platform for David to continue his career quest to perfect the art of unease.

Full Review Source: Blu-ray.com | Original Score: B+

August 23, 2013
Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

There's enough here to still merit a curious click, but Clear History may not be what hardcore David acolytes most crave.

Full Review Source: Shared Darkness | Original Score: C+

August 15, 2013
Willa Paskin
Slate
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As the movie proceeds, it gains traction, first as a kind of pleasant alt-Woody Allen vehicle... and then as a well-modulated morality play.

Full Review Source: Slate

August 8, 2013
Ed Bark
Uncle Barky
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Clear History is amusing enough to pull a viewer through it, although those who haven't yet acquired a taste for Curb might find it the equivalent of a pricey two-drink minimum without enough payback.

Full Review Source: Uncle Barky | Original Score: B-

August 8, 2013
David Wiegand
San Francisco Chronicle
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It will take only a few minutes of Clear History... not only to "forgive" David for repeating himself but to thank him for reminding us why we miss Curb Your Enthusiasm and hope it comes back soon.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

August 14, 2013
Hank Stuever
Washington Post
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[It] has a nice, confident and well-edited breeze to it (including a lot of jokes about the band Chicago), with a fun cast that includes standout riffs from Michael Keaton, Danny McBride and Eva Mendes.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

August 12, 2013
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